un·​en·​dorsed ˌən-in-ˈdȯrst How to pronounce unendorsed (audio)
: not endorsed
an unendorsed check
: having or bearing no endorsement
Unendorsed candidates are excluded from sponsored events and programs, yet each candidate pays a filing fee to the party.Delaware State News
: not approved
After a prospective student goes to bed in a dormitory or motel room, for example, nothing and no one can prevent them from partaking in an unendorsed activity.Robert W. Black

Examples of unendorsed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Katie Britt, a former top aide to Shelby; Rep. Mo Brooks, whom former President Donald Trump endorsed and then unendorsed; and Mike Durant, an Army veteran and business executive who has mostly self-funded his campaign. al, 23 May 2022 About 45 minutes later, Lepper allegedly returned to the room and stated she had been advised via email by the Connecticut Secretary of State’s office to count the unendorsed ballots. Seamus McAvoy, courant.com, 16 Nov. 2021 Conversely, however, Trump’s imprimatur has done little to discourage unendorsed candidates, even those strongly supportive of Trump, from continuing to seek the same offices. Author: Michael Scherer, Josh Dawsey, Anchorage Daily News, 27 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1682, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of unendorsed was in 1682

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“Unendorsed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unendorsed. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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