unconfirmed

adjective
un·​con·​firmed | \ ˌən-kən-ˈfərmd How to pronounce unconfirmed (audio) \

Definition of unconfirmed

: of uncertain existence, truth, or accuracy : not confirmed an unconfirmed rumor an unconfirmed case of pneumonia unconfirmed reports of gunfire

Examples of unconfirmed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Police confirmed to NBC News on Monday night that the discovery was made during the investigation into the disappearance of Eliza Fletcher but stressed that the identity is unconfirmed. Phil Helsel, NBC News, 6 Sep. 2022 Late Monday, police tweeted that a body had been found but that the identity of that person and the cause of death was unconfirmed. CBS News, 6 Sep. 2022 The identity of the body and cause of death are unconfirmed, police said on Twitter, adding an investigation is underway. Jamiel Lynch, CNN, 6 Sep. 2022 It has been widely reported that the family will occupy Adelaide Cottage on the Windsor estate, but that is unconfirmed. Stephanie Petit, Peoplemag, 9 Aug. 2022 It has been widely reported that the family will occupy Adelaide Cottage on the Windsor estate, but that is unconfirmed. Stephanie Petit, PEOPLE.com, 25 July 2022 The skirt appears to be a version of Jean Paul Gaultier’s illusion denim pants skirt, but this is unconfirmed. Kathleen Walsh, Glamour, 23 June 2022 Editor's note: Each game leaked is unconfirmed unless it has been confirmed by the Arizona Cardinals or the NFL. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 12 May 2022 While the National Republican Army’s involvement remains unconfirmed, Ponomarev’s announcement crystallized February Morning’s role as the center of gravity of a growing guerilla movement to spark revolution in Russia. Guillaume Ptak, WIRED, 29 Aug. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unconfirmed

1565, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unconfirmed was in 1565

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Last Updated

23 Sep 2022

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“Unconfirmed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unconfirmed. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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