unfelt

adjective
un·​felt | \ ˌən-ˈfelt How to pronounce unfelt (audio) \

Definition of unfelt

: not experienced or perceived : not felt A man should be master in his own house, but he should make his mastery palatable, equitable, smooth, soft to the touch, a thing almost unfelt.— Anthony Trollope

Examples of unfelt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many smaller undamaging and unfelt events take place in northern and southern Cascadia every year. The Conversation, oregonlive.com, "Earthquake risk along NW coast is not the same for all areas," 8 July 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'unfelt.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of unfelt

circa 1586, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about unfelt

Time Traveler for unfelt

Time Traveler

The first known use of unfelt was circa 1586

See more words from the same year

Statistics for unfelt

Cite this Entry

“Unfelt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfelt. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

Comments on unfelt

What made you want to look up unfelt? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!