un·​au·​to·​mat·​ed ˌən-ˈȯ-tə-ˌmā-təd How to pronounce unautomated (audio)
: not functioning automatically : not automated
an unautomated process
unautomated machinery

Examples of unautomated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thus, the approach has remained unautomated, leveraging large operational teams to execute countless manual keystrokes and mouse clicks. Adam Famularo, Forbes, 26 Jan. 2022 Third, asking how much manual or unautomated work is in the process to generate the data will frame up the potential margin structure of a vendor. Jason Schoettler, Forbes, 10 May 2021 The only sign of conscious, unautomated humanity is the sound of the protagonist’s ragged breathing — an acknowledgment of the exhaustion that comes when a human being is pushed to become an action avatar. Teo Bugbee, New York Times, 24 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1958, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unautomated was in 1958

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“Unautomated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unautomated. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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