un·​as·​suaged ˌən-ə-ˈswājd How to pronounce unassuaged (audio)
: not quenched, eased, or satisfied : not assuaged
unassuaged thirst
unassuaged grief
unassuaged passion

Examples of unassuaged in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Still, residents of Sandy Ground, and other neighborhoods with significant working-class populations, like Grand Case and Quartier d’Orléans, are unassuaged and angry. Kirk Semple, New York Times, 7 Oct. 2019 But Hanyang students are unassuaged, saying too much time has already been sacrificed to the past. Time, 25 Apr. 2018 And even though some of the battles their real-life counterparts fought have been at least partly won, their anger feels urgent and unassuaged. A. O. Scott, New York Times, 19 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1655, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unassuaged was in 1655

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“Unassuaged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unassuaged. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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