uncompleted

adjective

un·​com·​plet·​ed ˌən-kəm-ˈplē-təd How to pronounce uncompleted (audio)
: not brought to an end or to the desired final state : not completed
an uncompleted portrait/project
an uncompleted crossword puzzle

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But its nuance left uncompleted work -- much like the Constitution itself. Arkansas Online, 3 Jan. 2023 The move followed the uncompleted execution Thursday of Kenneth Eugene Smith, which was the state’s second such instance of being unable to put an inmate to death in the past two months and its third since 2018. Jay Reeves, The Christian Science Monitor, 22 Nov. 2022 This is book one of an uncompleted trilogy about the late writer's journey on foot from Holland to Istanbul in 1933 (the second volume, Between the Woods and the Water, followed Fermor's travels through Hungary and Romania). Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 16 June 2022 The move followed the uncompleted execution Thursday of Kenneth Eugene Smith, which was the state’s second such instance of being unable to put an inmate to death in the past two months and its third since 2018. Jay Reeves, The Christian Science Monitor, 22 Nov. 2022 The move followed the uncompleted execution Thursday of Kenneth Eugene Smith, which was the state’s second such instance of being unable to put an inmate to death in the past two months and its third since 2018. Jay Reeves, Anchorage Daily News, 21 Nov. 2022 The move followed the uncompleted execution Thursday of Kenneth Eugene Smith, which was the state's second such instance of being unable to put an inmate to death in the past two months and its third since 2018. CBS News, 21 Nov. 2022 The move followed the uncompleted execution Thursday of Kenneth Eugene Smith, which was the state’s second such instance of being unable to put an inmate to death in the past two months and its third since 2018. Jay Reeves, BostonGlobe.com, 21 Nov. 2022 The goal is to give uncompleted buildings a new purpose. Camille Okhio, ELLE Decor, 7 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1513, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncompleted was in 1513

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“Uncompleted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncompleted. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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