un·​dis·​turbed | \ ˌən-di-ˈstərbd How to pronounce undisturbed (audio) \

Definition of undisturbed

: not disturbed : not altered or interfered with allowing the dough to rest undisturbed wanted to read undisturbed for a few hours a pristine forest undisturbed by humans : not agitated or troubled was surprisingly undisturbed by the news

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Recent Examples on the Web Despite being relatively undisturbed for two millennia, the tomb has sustained water damage. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, "New Mummies Discovered in Egypt May Hold Clues to Finally Finding Cleopatra's Tomb," 13 July 2020 Fry undisturbed for a couple of minutes, to allow the bottom to crisp up. Hetty Mckinnon, Bon Appétit, "6 Delicious Ways to Bulk Up Instant Noodles," 10 July 2020 The ship was found abandoned more than a month later off the coast of Portugal, with no one onboard but money, jewelry — and the cargo — left undisturbed. Ashley Chervinski, refinery29.com, "UFOs, Creepy Letters & A Psychic Artist: Watch The Best Unsolved Mysteries Episodes Of All Time," 2 July 2020 In a legal challenge filed before a federal judge in Virginia late Monday, U.S. attorneys argue the expedition would break federal law and a pact with Britain to leave the iconic shipwreck undisturbed. CBS News, "Retrieving the Titanic's radio would "disturb the wreck" and disrespect hundreds who died, U.S. argues," 10 June 2020 Heat a grill to medium-high (350 to 400 degrees) and grill patties, undisturbed (lid optional), until marked on the bottom, 5-6 minutes. ExpressNews.com, "Recipe: Ground Pork Bacon Burgers," 8 June 2020 Cook, undisturbed, until the edges are crisped and browned, about 2 to 2 1/2 minutes. cleveland, "It’s grilling season, but for a better burger, use the stove," 3 June 2020 After its death, the dinosaur's remains ended up in what was an ancient sea, landing on its back in the muddy sea floor and remaining undisturbed until nine years ago. Ashley Strickland, CNN, "A dinosaur's last meal: A 110 million-year-old dinosaur's stomach contents are revealed," 2 June 2020 The march then moved on, leaving the closed Target store undisturbed. NBC News, "Spurred by George Floyd's death, protesters resist having peaceful message hijacked," 31 May 2020

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First Known Use of undisturbed

circa 1610, in the meaning defined above

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“Undisturbed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undisturbed. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of undisturbed

: not moved, changed, touched, etc., by anyone or anything
: not upset or affected by something


un·​dis·​turbed | \ ˌən-di-ˈstərbd \

Kids Definition of undisturbed

1 : not moved, interrupted, or interfered with an undisturbed sleep undisturbed snow
2 : not upset She was undisturbed by the change.

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