variants or less commonly undreamt
: not dreamed : not thought of : unimagined
technical advances undreamed of a few years ago

Examples of undreamed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jeff, along with me and Randy, experienced the highs of undreamed success, as well as some very tough early years. Mary Colurso | McOlurso@al.com, al, 10 Nov. 2022 Those able to escape from housing projects, poverty and segregated neighborhoods found access to undreamed-of opportunities just as the police were designated the primary enforcers of the nation’s rigid color line. New York Times, 18 May 2021 Prejudice is a neverending bane, but the Baby Boomers have advanced rights for African Americans, women and the LGBTQ community in ways undreamed of in our parents' time. CBS News, 8 Dec. 2019 The exhibition is based on a hitherto undreamed-of gathering of Armenian objects of high quality. Peter Brown, The New York Review of Books, 17 Jan. 2019 As corporate, industrial capitalism grew in the last decades of the 19th century, unconstrained magnates amassed levels of wealth and power undreamed of a mere generation earlier. Steve Haycox, Anchorage Daily News, 25 Jan. 2018 The potential for an f/x designer, a civil engineer, or a statistician to tap into remote computing power gives CEOs visions of undreamed-of efficiencies – and will continue to drive investment in grid computing's future. Richard Martin, WIRED, 1 Apr. 2004 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of undreamed was in 1611

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“Undreamed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undreamed. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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un·​dreamed -ˈdrem(p)t How to pronounce undreamed (audio) -ˈdrēmd How to pronounce undreamed (audio)
variants also undreamt
: not dreamed : not thought of
advances in science undreamed of a few years ago
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