uncovenanted

adjective
un·​covenanted | \ ¦ən+ \

Definition of uncovenanted

1a : not granted or entered into under a covenant specifically : not assured by divine promises or conditions the uncovenanted mercies of God
b : not having entered into relationship with God through the appointed means
2a : not having joined in a league or assented to a covenant or agreement specifically : not having signed or adhered to the Scottish National Covenant of 1638 or the Solemn League and Covenant of 1643
b : not employed under a covenant served for many years as an uncovenanted official of the Indian Civil Service — compare covenanted sense 1a

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un- entry 1 + covenanted, past participle of covenant

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“Uncovenanted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncovenanted. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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