un·​damped ˌən-ˈdam(p)t How to pronounce undamped (audio)
: not damped: such as
: not stifled or checked : not depressed
undamped ardor/enthusiasm
: not affected by a damper
undamped vibrations

Examples of undamped in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their suspensions absorbed rough terrain without passing any noise or undamped shake into the drum-tight cabin, and their limited-slip rear differentials maintained forward progress even with one rear wheel hiked high in the air through a diagonal ditch. Dan Edmunds, Car and Driver, 17 Feb. 2023 Yet the overall feeling in the 442 was one of softness and undamped wheel movements. David E. Davis Jr., Car and Driver, 1 Mar. 2023 Even under moderate acceleration, the Sorento’s fervid engine and ginning drivetrain often broke through to the aural foreground; road noise and associated energies from the suspension went notably undamped. Dan Neil, WSJ, 16 Dec. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1742, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of undamped was in 1742

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“Undamped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undamped. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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