Adjective "unruptured" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Not ruptured.


    1. the act of breaking or bursting: The flood led to the rupture of the dam.

    2. the state of being broken or burst: a rupture in the earth's surface.

    3. a breach of harmonious, friendly, or peaceful relations.

    4. Pathology. hernia, especially abdominal hernia. verb (used with object), ruptured, rupturing.

    5. to break or burst: He ruptured a blood vessel.

    6. to cause a breach of: to rupture friendly relations.

    7. Pathology. to affect with hernia. verb (used without

    More examples(as adjective)

    "tanks can be unruptured."

    "pregnancies can be unruptured."

    "aneurysms can be unruptured."


    (rupture)Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Ash (1724–1779), lexicographer and grammarian. From un- + ruptured.