unadmitted

adjective

un·​ad·​mit·​ted ˌən-əd-ˈmi-təd How to pronounce unadmitted (audio)
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: not admitted
especially : not acknowledged or confessed
an unadmitted desire/wish
the unadmitted reason for their behavior

Examples of unadmitted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But invention can also lead artists to unearth experience that was unadmitted to themselves. Lucie Elven, The New Yorker, 5 Jan. 2023 Sophisticated state failure is an unadmitted father of the Western world’s drift to populist politics. WSJ, 4 Jan. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unadmitted was in 1895

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“Unadmitted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unadmitted. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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