adjective \ˌən-ˈan(t)-sərd\

: without a reply : not answered

sports : scored during a time when an opponent fails to score

Full Definition of UNANSWERED

:  not answered <unanswered letters>
:  scored in succession during a period in which an opponent fails to score <scored 20 unanswered points in the last quarter>

First Known Use of UNANSWERED

14th century


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