unconsummated

adjective
un·​con·​sum·​mat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈkän(t)-sə-ˌmā-təd How to pronounce unconsummated (audio) \

Definition of unconsummated

: not finished, completed, or achieved especially : not made complete by sexual intercourse an unconsummated marriage

Examples of unconsummated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After her apparently unconsummated dalliance with a record producer named Gary Paxton (played by Jim Wystrach), Jim forces Tammy Faye—a dutiful wife who submissively complies—into humiliating on-air confessions and apologies. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 24 Sep. 2021 The next day brings another unconsummated encounter. Jonathan Kirshner, Slate Magazine, 22 June 2017

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First Known Use of unconsummated

1813, in the meaning defined above

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“Unconsummated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unconsummated. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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