un·​felt ˌən-ˈfelt How to pronounce unfelt (audio)
: 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 For the global film community, however, much of the overhaul went unfelt due to the travel restrictions of the pandemic. Patrick Brzeski, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 Sep. 2023 To find a use or place for it, to regift or dispose of it responsibly, to show somewhat unfelt gratitude for it, to tamp down the guilt of costing someone money and being a helpless party to natural resource depletion. Carolyn Hax, Washington Post, 1 Feb. 2023 The safer, healthier riding experiences cyclists have enjoyed over the past six weeks can’t be unfelt. Joe Lindsey, Outside Online, 13 May 2020 Many smaller undamaging and unfelt events take place in northern and southern Cascadia every year. The Conversation, oregonlive.com, 8 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1586, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unfelt was circa 1586

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Cite this Entry

“Unfelt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfelt. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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