unfolded

adjective
un·​fold·​ed | \ˌən-ˈfōl-dəd \

Definition of unfolded 

: not folded

Examples of unfolded in a Sentence

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Case in point: Rihanna was the first to wear the heeled ones, bold and unfolded, a few months after their debut. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "One Vogue Writer Test-Drives Rihanna’s Infamous Thigh-High UGG," 1 Oct. 2018 Repeating this with the unfolded sheet of paper will illustrate why parachutes work. Science Buddies, Scientific American, "Parachutes with Holes," 14 June 2018 That’s certainly not what happened last year, and based on the majority of response from drivers and fans, that’s not what unfolded Saturday night, either. Jim Ayello, Indianapolis Star, "Insider: IndyCar strikes balance between bonkers and boring at Texas," 10 June 2018 Hours after the deadly shooting that left at least 10 people dead unfolded, hundreds of mourners gathered for a vigil held in honor of the victims. Elizabeth Zwirz, Fox News, "Texas shooting suspect says he avoided shooting students he liked to 'have his story told,' affidavit says," 18 May 2018 Yet as the bloodless coup against him unfolded, Beijing offered no words of support or sympathy. Brook Larmer, New York Times, "Beijing Bids Goodbye to Robert Mugabe," 19 Dec. 2017 Valjermayne, who is married to a black man (who can be seen and heard in the background of some of her videos), said that her husband was using skewer sticks to make kabobs and from there, the style for her kind of unfolded. Chaédria Labouvier, Allure, "Vlogger Accused of Cultural Appropriation for Skewer Curls Hair Hack Tutorial," 26 Oct. 2017 The art is the same size as the unfolded 7-inch sleeves Superchunk originally released with its singles. Courtney Devores, charlotteobserver, "Chapel Hill indie elders fighting patriarchy one fundraising single at a time | Charlotte Observer," 25 Oct. 2017 And skepticism over what exactly unfolded with her doping case. Juliet Macur, New York Times, "Sharapova, a Momentary Underdog, Is Hunting Wins Again," 31 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of unfolded

1683, in the meaning defined above

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