uncounted

adjective

un·​count·​ed ˌən-ˈkau̇n-təd How to pronounce uncounted (audio)
1
: not counted
2

Examples of uncounted in a Sentence

They spent uncounted hours on the project. gazed in wonder at the uncounted stars of the sky
Recent Examples on the Web There is no estimate of how many Palestinians in Gaza have died directly or indirectly of hunger: With the vast majority of the population displaced and the medical system largely in ruins, many deaths have gone uncounted, or their cause undetermined. Loay Ayyoub, Washington Post, 25 Jan. 2024 Which is precisely what makes those days—uncounted, and timeless—so valuable. Rick Bass, Field & Stream, 22 Nov. 2023 Workers at crosstown rival Ford, where 66.8% were in favor of the deal with only one large factory uncounted, are to finish early Saturday. Tom Krisher, Fortune, 17 Nov. 2023 Approximately 270,000 ballots remain uncounted statewide, and Hobbs leads by about 35,000 votes. Jonathan J. Cooper, ajc, 13 Nov. 2022 Women who worked on farms alongside their husbands or who labored at home in cottage industries such as weaving, for example, often went uncounted. Paul Wiseman, David Keyton, The Christian Science Monitor, 10 Oct. 2023 But their cases are among thousands that go uncounted when people don't go to the hospital or file complaints for fear of losing their jobs or immigration status. Amy Maxmen, CBS News, 30 Aug. 2023 This week, the department publicly released information on the eight cases, communicating for the first time the victim identities and circumstances in previously uncounted killings — and adding to the city’s mounting body count. Peter Hermann, Washington Post, 28 Sep. 2023 Hymn on the Third Messenger and the Archons According to this faith, the holding of which was punished by death for martyrs uncounted, physical creation is a desperate containment exercise, fighting to encase Darkness that seeks at every instant to burst forth and overwhelm the realm of Light. Matt Thompson, Spin, 10 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncounted was in the 15th century

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“Uncounted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncounted. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

uncounted

adjective
un·​count·​ed ˌən-ˈkau̇nt-əd How to pronounce uncounted (audio)
1
: not counted
a stack of uncounted bills
2
: too many to be counted : innumerable
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