archaic : not smoothed : unpolished
my rude unfiled apologyGeorge Wither
: not placed on file or in a file
several unfiled documents

Word History


in sense 1, from un- entry 1 + filed, past participle of file (to rub); in sense 2, from un- entry 1 + filed, past participle of file (to arrange)

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“Unfiled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfiled. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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