un·​au·​to·​mat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈȯ-tə-ˌmā-təd How to pronounce unautomated (audio) \

Definition of unautomated

: not functioning automatically : not automated an unautomated process unautomated machinery

Examples of unautomated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Review: ‘The Villainess’ Reveals a Sadist’s Eye for Action," 24 Aug. 2017

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1958, in the meaning defined above

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“Unautomated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unautomated. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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