uncovenanted

adjective

un·​covenanted
¦ən+
1
a
: 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
2
a
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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. 2024.

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