Synonyms for unfolding

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uhn-fohld
Phonetic Transcription : ʌnˈfoʊld

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Définition of unfolding

Origin :
  • Old English unfealdan, "to open or unwrap the folds of," also figuratively, "to disclose, reveal," from un- (2) "opposite of" + fold (v.). Cf. Middle Dutch ontvouden, German entfalten. Intransitive sense is attested from late 14c. Related: Unfolded; unfolding.
  • noun development
Example sentences :
  • But why speak of unfolding "new-born specks of living matter?"
  • Extract from : « Life: Its True Genesis » by R. W. Wright
  • In the unfolding of the plot, Morgan was quite uninterested.
  • Extract from : « Cleo The Magnificent » by Louis Zangwill
  • He returns to the Emperor, on whose knees an aide-de-camp was unfolding a map.
  • Extract from : « The Downfall » by Emile Zola
  • As I entered the drawing-room the old colonel was unfolding a newspaper.
  • Extract from : « The Woman Thou Gavest Me » by Hall Caine
  • And unfolding yet another document, he placed it in the hands of the Commander-in-Chief.
  • Extract from : « The Snare » by Rafael Sabatini
  • Then unfolding the letter, he read it, leaning against one of the merlons of the wall.
  • Extract from : « Love-at-Arms » by Raphael Sabatini
  • Unfolding the paper, they find the check has been drawn for a hundred pounds.
  • Extract from : « Molly Bawn » by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  • "You have got none at all, but imagined our feast—as usual," she said, unfolding her bundle.
  • Extract from : « Gilian The Dreamer » by Neil Munro
  • "Rose had something special to tell me," said Erica, unfolding the letter.
  • Extract from : « We Two » by Edna Lyall
  • The sole purpose of the comma is the unfolding of the sense of the words.
  • Extract from : « Punctuation » by Frederick W. Hamilton

Antonyms for unfolding

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