adjective un·be·gun \¦ənbə̇¦gən, -bē¦-\

Definition of unbegun

  1. 1 :  existing from all eternity without beginning

  2. 2 :  not yet begun

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Origin and Etymology of unbegun

Middle English unbegunnen, from Old English, from 1un- + begunnen, past participle of beginnan to begin

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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