un·​as·​sem·​bled ˌən-ə-ˈsem-bəld How to pronounce unassembled (audio)
: not connected or put together : not assembled
unassembled furniture

Examples of unassembled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like the humongous going-out-of-business furniture store where Mother, Couch takes place, the movie is a collection of intriguing pieces that mostly sit there unassembled or out of context, their potential unfulfilled. Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 Sep. 2023 Altogether, 53 An-124s were built (including the prototype), with parts for two more left unassembled. Sébastien Roblin, Popular Mechanics, 22 Apr. 2023 San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin filed suit in August against three major manufacturers and shippers of the unassembled guns, seeking to halt their sales in a city where such weapons accounted for nearly half the guns recovered from homicides sites last year. Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle, 13 Oct. 2021 These stands normally come unassembled with tons of screws, washers, nuts, and bolts. Travis Smola, Field & Stream, 20 Mar. 2023 In 2022, a bench donated in memory of Don Swinney was delivered unassembled, and volunteers quickly arrived to build it. Madison Rudolf, Washington Post, 22 Feb. 2023 Keep in Mind: This 165-pound deck box comes unassembled and requires at least two people to put it together and move it into place. Megan Boettcher, Better Homes & Gardens, 31 Jan. 2023 The party-run process will entail Democrats holding an unassembled caucus to decide on a nominee across several locations in the district. Byrick Klein, Averi Harper, ABC News, 14 Dec. 2022 Agents found an unassembled rifle in a pantry at Cook’s home and extremist material on his electronic devices. cleveland, 23 Feb. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1777, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unassembled was in 1777

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

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