un·​count·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈkau̇n-təd How to pronounce uncounted (audio) \

Definition of uncounted

1 : not counted

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They spent uncounted hours on the project. gazed in wonder at the uncounted stars of the sky
Recent Examples on the Web And more than a week later, votes remained uncounted. Gloria Dickie, Scientific American, "Trump vs. Biden: How COVID-19 Will Affect Voting for President," 19 June 2020 In DeKalb, County, review panel member Elizabeth Burns estimated finding between 20-50 uncounted votes on 530 flagged ballots and said her team had so far only reviewed half its 100,000 absentee ballots. Time, "Georgia Mail-In Ballot Issues May Have Left Thousands of Votes Uncounted: Election Officials," 13 June 2020 Another way to detect uncounted deaths from the virus is by looking at deaths attributed to other conditions, like pneumonia and respiratory insufficiency. Diane Jeantet, Anchorage Daily News, "Brazil expunges virus death toll as data befuddles experts," 7 June 2020 She and others are trapped in a statistical limbo, uncounted and thus overlooked. Ed Yong, The Atlantic, "Thousands Who Got COVID-19 in March Are Still Sick," 4 June 2020 Poorer countries tend to conduct fewer tests than richer ones, so even more infections and deaths are going uncounted in them. The Economist, "The other three-quarters The pandemic is still gathering pace in most of the world," 4 June 2020 With many votes still uncounted, the AP, at least, called the Fifth District race for Democrat Christina Hale and Republican Victoria Spartz. Chris Sikich, The Indianapolis Star, "Marion County voters, some spurred by protests, find long lines on Election Day," 3 June 2020 There have been at least 100,442 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the US so far—but many more have likely gone uncounted, due to the myriad of conditions that people are dying from. Rachel Feltman, Popular Science, "Coronavirus has claimed more than 100,000 US lives. And the first wave isn’t even over yet.," 28 May 2020 Republican Victoria Spartz and Democrat Christina Hale have claimed victory in the Indiana 5th District primaries, with many votes still left uncounted. Kaitlin Lange, Indianapolis Star, "Spartz, Hale claim victory in Indiana 5th District," 3 June 2020

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First Known Use of uncounted

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Uncounted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncounted. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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: not counted
: too many to be counted

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