un·​ex·​er·​cised | \ ˌən-ˈek-sər-ˌsīzd How to pronounce unexercised (audio) \

Definition of unexercised

1 : having terms that are not implemented unexercised options
2 : not subjected to exercise unexercised muscles

Examples of unexercised in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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

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First Known Use of unexercised

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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12 Dec 2021

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“Unexercised.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unexercised. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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