un·​done ˌən-ˈdən How to pronounce undone (audio)
: not done : not performed or finished

Examples of undone in a Sentence

There were still some tasks left undone.
Recent Examples on the Web Estes worked out of trouble in the first inning and breezed into the sixth with a 1-0 lead until things came undone. Jerry McDonald, The Mercury News, 26 June 2024 Jaden and Willow Smith coordinated in black and white for their sibling outing, with Willow in a blazer and black tights and Jaden in a multi-layered undone ensemble. Lindsay Kimble, Peoplemag, 7 May 2024 Although the pair don’t end up together — Nina is bewitched by a charming shrink — the unsaid things now said and undone deeds now done, a bittersweet reality is realized: Not every romance is perfect, nor every partner. Nathan Smith, Vulture, 14 Feb. 2024 Their beauty is somehow both effortless and perfect, put together yet slightly undone (in the sexiest way possible). Margaux Anbouba, Vogue, 24 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for undone 

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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“Undone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undone. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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un·​done ˌən-ˈdən How to pronounce undone (audio)
: not done
an undone task
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