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unused

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unused

  1. 1 not having acquired a habit or tolerance <the runner's performance suffered because he was unused to running at such high elevations> Synonyms unacclimated, unaccustomed, unadapted, unadjusted Related Words unseasoned Near Antonyms unaffected, uninfluenced Antonyms acclimated, accustomed, adapted, adjusted, habituated, used

  2. 2 recently made and never used before <preferred to start with unused pencils> Synonyms brand-new, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span), newRelated Words clean, fresh, mint, pristine, unspoiled; untouched; newfangled, new-fashioned; natural, raw, unprocessed, untreated, unworked, virginNear Antonyms dirty, soiled, spoiled, stale; aged, beat-up, old, shabby, shopworn, well-handled, wornAntonyms hand-me-down, second hand, used

  3. 3 not being in a state of use, activity, or employment <is there an unused cubicle that the temp could work out of?> Synonyms dead, dormant, fallow, free, idle, inert, inoperative, latent, off, inactive, vacantRelated Words abeyant, arrested, interrupted, suspended; unoccupied; asleep, comatose, lifeless, moribund, quiescent, sleepy; inoperable, unusable, unworkable, useless; dull, slowNear Antonyms functional, operable, operational, workable; assiduous, industrious, sedulous; energetic, vigorous; feasible, practical, usable (also useable), useful, viableAntonyms active, alive, busy, employed, functioning, going, living, on, operating, operative, running, working




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