unattended

adjective
un·​at·​tend·​ed | \ ˌən-ə-ˈten-dəd How to pronounce unattended (audio) \

Definition of unattended

: not attended : not watched or looked after : lacking a guard, escort, caretaker, etc. an unattended parking lot a fire left unattended unattended children unattended luggage

Examples of unattended in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The body was found inside the park just after 4 p.m. , and was deemed an unattended death, said Lindsay Corcoran, a spokeswoman for the district attorney’s office. Charlie Mckenna, BostonGlobe.com, 6 Apr. 2022 In the latest case, two guns were left inside the unattended Juab County patrol vehicle that was stolen early March 8, according to a news release. Paighten Harkins, The Salt Lake Tribune, 1 Apr. 2022 Steven James Dodd, 50, of the first block of Robin Hill Drive, Naperville, was arrested on charges of DUI/alcohol and failure to notify about damage to an unattended vehicle at 8:10 a.m. Feb. 8 in the first block of Robin Hill Drive. Steve Metsch, chicagotribune.com, 17 Feb. 2022 The man was advised about the dangers of leaving an unattended vehicle running. John Benson, cleveland, 11 Jan. 2022 According to authorities, Rittmanic and Bailey were called to the motel around 9:41 p.m. Wednesday to investigate loud dog barking from an unattended vehicle. Dom Calicchio, Fox News, 1 Jan. 2022 The two Bradley Police Department officers were responding to a report about dogs barking in an unattended vehicle in the parking lot of a Comfort Inn, according to ABC News station WLS in Chicago. Nadine El-bawab, ABC News, 30 Dec. 2021 Jason Davis said officers responded to a call Donald made regarding an unattended death. NBC News, 6 Aug. 2021 And leaving it unattended is unhealthy for your kitty – and for yourself. Lynn Redmile, Good Housekeeping, 9 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unattended

1603, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unattended was in 1603

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Last Updated

20 Jun 2022

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“Unattended.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unattended. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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