unaddressed

adjective

un·​ad·​dressed ˌən-ə-ˈdrest How to pronounce unaddressed (audio)
-a-
: not addressed: such as
a
: not bearing a mailing address
an unaddressed envelope/package
b
: not brought up for discussion or consideration
an unaddressed problem
an issue that has gone unaddressed for too long

Examples of unaddressed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the root causes of the unrest remain largely unaddressed. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 17 June 2024 Basic issues like water supply and power shortages remain unaddressed. Husain Haqqani, Foreign Affairs, 2 Aug. 2022 While Mayor Adams and his predecessor, Mayor Bill de Blasio, have made strides toward mental health awareness, the reality on the ground speaks volumes of the unaddressed crisis. Brian Cellary, New York Daily News, 1 May 2024 As long as the bottom line remains unchanged, Democratic leaders say, the original budget hasn’t formally been reopened, and the other problems can be left unaddressed for now. Keith M. Phaneuf, Hartford Courant, 5 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for unaddressed 

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unaddressed was circa 1775

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“Unaddressed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unaddressed. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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