un·​ex·​er·​cised ˌən-ˈek-sər-ˌsīzd How to pronounce unexercised (audio)
: having terms that are not implemented
unexercised options
: not subjected to exercise
unexercised muscles

Examples of unexercised in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In this scenario, your option expires, unexercised and worthless. Q.ai - Powering A Personal Wealth Movement, Forbes, 24 Jan. 2023 Buyouts of unexercised 2021 options came to $58.2 million, more than double the $26.9 million for buyouts of unexercised 2020 options, a sign of expense-cutting amid the revenue loss. Ronald Blum, chicagotribune.com, 20 Dec. 2020 If so, according to the proxy statement, all of his unvested equity and vested but unexercised options would be forfeited. Chris Morris, Fortune, 17 Nov. 2021 For example, with unexercised ISOs, when about six months from the IPO, evaluate exercising and holding pre-IPO. Bruce Brumberg, Forbes, 5 Oct. 2021 When the option term ends, unexercised stock options expire and are irrecoverable. Bruce Brumberg, Forbes, 31 Aug. 2021 Meanwhile, our capacity for focus and self-directed attention becomes flabby, unexercised. Brett Steenbarger, Forbes, 30 May 2021 The Heat paid draft picks for the extra, unexercised years. Ira Winderman, sun-sentinel.com, 12 Dec. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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“Unexercised.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unexercised. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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