Definition of unanswered
1 : not answered unanswered letters
2 : scored in succession during a period in which an opponent fails to score scored 20 unanswered points in the last quarter
Recent Examples of unanswered from the Web
But many questions went unanswered, even after the revelations that Clinton had personally authorized offering donors Oval Office meetings and use of the Lincoln bedroom.
Daniel McGarrigle, whose firm is based in Media, has declined comment, and calls and visits to homes of Desper’s relatives have gone unanswered.
But deeper, unanswered questions are always there, Sundararajan says—
An email seeking comment from Helm went unanswered.
Calls to Bank of Dandong’s board office went unanswered.
Numerous messages left on Anderson’s work and personal phones and emails as well as his social media accounts seeking comment went unanswered.
Family holidays like Fourth of July, Father’s Day and Christmas can be full of unanswered questions, anger and hurt for youngsters without dads in their lives.
But that leaves many critical political questions unanswered.
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First Known Use of unanswered
UNANSWERED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unanswered for English Language Learners
: without a reply : not answered
sports : scored during a time when an opponent fails to score
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