un·​dreamed | \ ˌən-ˈdrem(p)t How to pronounce undreamed (audio) , -ˈdrēmd How to pronounce undreamed (audio) \
variants: or less commonly undreamt \ ˌən-​ˈdrem(p)t How to pronounce undreamed (audio) \

Definition of undreamed

: 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 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, "Bill Flanagan on the "OK, Boomer" controversy," 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, "Between Two Empires," 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, "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, Alaska was a blue state," 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, "The God Particle and the Grid," 1 Apr. 2004

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First Known Use of undreamed

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Undreamed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undreamed. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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