un·​at·​tuned | \ ˌən-ə-ˈtünd How to pronounce unattuned (audio) , -ˈtyünd \

Definition of unattuned

: not aware of or responsive to something : not having a good understanding of what is needed or wanted : not attuned a teacher unattuned to the child's needs

Examples of unattuned in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Roorda accepts no responsibility for the impressions of those who may be unattuned to that fine grammatical distinction. Sam Adler-bell, The New Republic, "How Police Unions Bully Politicians," 20 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of unattuned

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unattuned was circa 1775

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“Unattuned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unattuned. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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