unassisted

adjective

un·​as·​sist·​ed ˌən-ə-ˈsi-stəd How to pronounce unassisted (audio)
1
: not assisted : lacking help
2
: made or performed without an assist
an unassisted double play

Examples of unassisted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bruins led 2-0 later in the first period on Brandon Carlo’s unassisted goal off a defensive turnover by Florida -- though the Cats led 15-5 in shots on goal at the time. Greg Cote, Miami Herald, 13 May 2024 That’s why Bagchi believes these unassisted versions won’t be dominating the space that coding assistants hold—at least for now. IEEE Spectrum, 9 Apr. 2024 According to Guinness World Records, the highest unassisted jump by a dog is 75.5 inches or about 3 inches over 6 feet. Kelli Bender, Peoplemag, 9 Feb. 2024 The family had decided on an unassisted home birth. Ellie Silverman, Washington Post, 5 Mar. 2024 Sisson intercepted a pass by Pavel Buchnevich and snapped in a wrist shot for the unassisted goal. Warren Mayes, USA TODAY, 18 Feb. 2024 Horvat’s unassisted breakaway stemmed from a loose puck in the Coyotes zone. The Arizona Republic, 3 Jan. 2024 To the south, in the Kherson zone, which was liberated more than a year ago by unassisted Ukrainian forces, the need is for river-crossing gear, amphibious equipment and light Bradley tanks. Bernard-Henri Lévy, The Mercury News, 2 Jan. 2024 Human vetting of an entire night’s worth of search data now takes just a few hours rather than weeks, and AI reanalysis of 2020 data turned up 67 more KBOs than unassisted human searches. Diane Hope, Ars Technica, 12 Dec. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1607, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unassisted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unassisted. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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