un·​briefed | \ ˌən-ˈbrēft How to pronounce unbriefed (audio) \

Definition of unbriefed

: not briefed: such as
a : not provided with instructions or information in a briefing The pilots, unbriefed about their mission, flew due east over the Atlantic Ocean for 60 miles.The St. Louis Post-Dispatch
b : not discussed in a briefing an unbriefed issue

Examples of unbriefed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even congressional Republicans are unbriefed, caught by surprise by some of the edicts issued daily, or more than daily, by President Donald Trump. Rachel Aviv, The New Yorker, "Dreamers Watch as the Trump Assault Begins," 26 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of unbriefed

1889, in the meaning defined above

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“Unbriefed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbriefed. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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