un·​ex·​plored | \ ˌən-ik-ˈsplȯrd How to pronounce unexplored (audio) \

Definition of unexplored

: not explored: such as
a : not penetrated or ranged over for purposes of geographical discovery an area of unexplored wilderness
b : not looked into or investigated unexplored options unexplored areas of study

Examples of unexplored in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Although scuba divers regularly dive down to about 120 feet, anything beyond this is relatively unexplored. Washington Post, 5 May 2022 Scientists discovered a spectacular geological feature in an unexplored part of the Pacific Ocean. Joshua Hawkins, BGR, 11 May 2022 Deep beneath the ice sheet of West Antarctica, scientists have found a massive amount of water in an unexplored part of the icy region. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 7 May 2022 There’s this balance of checking out relatively unexplored areas, and then connecting it back to the blues roots. New York Times, 21 Apr. 2022 Escape the Amazon Survivalist Hazen Audel fights his way through 500 miles of unexplored Amazon territory in South America using only traditional survival methods in this adventure series. Matt Cooperlistings Coordinator, Los Angeles Times, 25 Apr. 2022 The latter question is left unexplored, and the former makes sense only in hindsight. Washington Post, 8 Apr. 2022 Providing groups like these with the equipment and software needed for ultra-rapid DNA sequencing will ensure that rare diseases that are more common in African populations will not go unexplored. Kevin Doxzen, The Conversation, 3 Feb. 2022 The only unexplored option is to send them to Lincoln Hills. Sarah Volpenhein, jsonline.com, 30 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unexplored

1697, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jun 2022

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“Unexplored.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unexplored. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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