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Etymology edit

un- +‎ muscular

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unmuscular (comparative more unmuscular, superlative most unmuscular)

  1. Not muscular; weak, puny, wimpy.
  2. (figurative) Not robust or strong.
    • 1959, Anthony Burgess, Beds in the East (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 413:
      [H]e kept saying, over and over: "I forgive him. He is still my brother. It is proper to forgive those who revile us," somewhat like an unmuscular Christian.