un·​cor·​rect·​ed ˌən-kə-ˈrek-təd How to pronounce uncorrected (audio)
: not corrected : not made right
an uncorrected typo
: having flaws or errors
uncorrected vision

Examples of uncorrected in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The lawsuit also alleged that Alameda County issued a violation notice to General Services in November 2022 regarding similar uncorrected violations at a state building at 1515 Clay St. in downtown Oakland. Theresa Clift, Sacramento Bee, 4 Apr. 2024 Though it’s long been reported that the empty frames are left hanging to accord with that will, the museum says that is actually a long uncorrected mistake. Tom Mashberg, New York Times, 18 Mar. 2024 Haaretz quietly corrected its blog days later, though the uncorrected Times column still links to it as evidence, and viral screenshots of the erroneous English translation continue to circulate on social media. Yair Rosenberg, The Atlantic, 21 Jan. 2024 Educators warn that falsehoods students encounter online may go uncorrected if schools fail to help students navigate the conversation. Kiara Alfonseca, ABC News, 21 Dec. 2023 According to the journal Optometry, people living in poverty, minorities, and women and children tend to be at greater risk for undiagnosed and uncorrected eye and vision problems than the general population. John Kelly, Washington Post, 12 Dec. 2023 The uncorrected data remain on a federal website that includes information about hospital restraint rates. Ben Poston, Los Angeles Times, 19 Oct. 2023 Errors in the federal restraint data can go uncorrected for years, resulting in flawed information being provided to patients and families looking online at restraint data. Ben Poston, Los Angeles Times, 19 Oct. 2023 And how did this go uncorrected for more than 3½ months? Scott D. Pierce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 3 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncorrected was in the 14th century

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“Uncorrected.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncorrected. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


un·​cor·​rect·​ed -kə-ˈrek-təd How to pronounce uncorrected (audio)
: not corrected
uncorrected vision
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