un·​act·​ed ˌən-ˈak-təd How to pronounce unacted (audio)
: not performed
an unacted play
: not expressed in action
restless with unacted desire
… the deep human soul within us, full of unspoken evil and unacted good.George Eliot
often used with on or upon
The committee's recommendations have gone unacted on. [=have not been acted on]

Word History

First Known Use

1594, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of unacted was in 1594

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Cite this Entry

“Unacted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unacted. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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