unbitten

adjective
un·​bit·​ten | \ ˌən-ˈbi-tᵊn How to pronounce unbitten (audio) \

Definition of unbitten

: not bitten I think it is safe to say that television's voracious gobbling up of the literature of the past … will leave Henry James's works uneaten, and even unbitten.— James Thurber I withstood, at first impassively, the mounted aggression of a fleet of mosquitoes. Jackson sat imperturbably, unbitten.— Gini Alhadeff

First Known Use of unbitten

1794, in the meaning defined above

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“Unbitten.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbitten. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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