Etymology
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unkept (adj.)

mid-14c., "neglected," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of keep (v.). From late 14c. as "disregarded;" 1842 as "not stored or retained."

updated on February 28, 2014

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Definitions of unkept from WordNet

unkept (adj.)
(especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded;
broken (or unkept) promises
Synonyms: broken
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