uncharted

adjective
un·​chart·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈchär-təd How to pronounce uncharted (audio) \

Definition of uncharted

: not recorded or plotted on a map, chart, or plan an uncharted island broadly : unknown a discussion moving into uncharted territory

Examples of uncharted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Margot Robbie is embarking on a new cinematic outing through uncharted waters as the lead of a new Pirates of the Caribbean movie, EW has learned. Nick Romano, EW.com, "Margot Robbie set to star in new Pirates of the Caribbean movie," 26 June 2020 But coronavirus took the industry, like many others, into uncharted territory. Morgan Hines, USA TODAY, "'Feels very unfair': Families say cruise lines are using a 'technicality' to refuse refunds," 21 June 2020 Behind the letters there seemed to be a cold, mile-deep mountain lake or perhaps an uncharted galaxy, colder still. 1843, "The internet, mon amour," 19 June 2020 Behind the letters there seemed to be a cold, mile-deep mountain lake or perhaps an uncharted galaxy, colder still. Virginia Heffernan, The Economist, "The internet, mon amour," 19 June 2020 Yet watching a show with people in different places is uncharted territory for most streaming services, which offer the selling point of being able to watch on your own schedule. Frank Pallotta, CNN, "Streaming services are missing this killer feature if they want to dominate the pandemic era," 17 June 2020 And as students seek ways to adapt to this uncharted territory in their education, the company's namesake site Her Campus has seen a surge in new college chapters sign-ups, a trend that is atypical as the academic year comes to a close. Kerry Flynn, CNN, "College life will never be the same. This media company is documenting the change," 9 June 2020 Korean artists and labels have been thrust into uncharted territories where they’re forced to take a stance on social issues, drawing criticism from fans who say some issues are too far-removed from their own backyards. Juwon Park, USA TODAY, "K-pop fans become an unexpected ally to American protesters," 8 June 2020 For Tom Schaller, a political science professor with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Biden's issue driving media coverage has more to do with news values than the candidate, who is working in uncharted political territory. Naomi Lim, Washington Examiner, "Joe Biden reaches for Barack Obama moment in Philadelphia," 2 June 2020

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First Known Use of uncharted

1832, in the meaning defined above

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29 Jun 2020

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“Uncharted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncharted. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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uncharted

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English Language Learners Definition of uncharted

: not recorded or located on a map, chart, or plan

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