un·​as·​suaged | \ ˌən-ə-ˈswājd How to pronounce unassuaged (audio) \

Definition of unassuaged

: not quenched, eased, or satisfied : not assuaged unassuaged thirst unassuaged grief unassuaged passion

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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, "After a Caribbean Hurricane, the Battle Is Where, or Even Whether, to Rebuild," 7 Oct. 2019 But Hanyang students are unassuaged, saying too much time has already been sacrificed to the past. Time, "'Our Hands Are Already Full.' For Young South Koreans, the Inter-Korea Summit Is Just Another Thing to Worry About," 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, "Review: ‘BPM (Beats Per Minute)’ Captures the Fierce AIDS Fight," 19 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of unassuaged

1655, in the meaning defined above

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“Unassuaged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unassuaged. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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