un·​fur·​nished | \ ˌən-ˈfər-nisht How to pronounce unfurnished (audio) \

Definition of unfurnished

: not furnished: such as
a : not provided or equipped with something specified … valleys … unfurnished with tracks …— E. E. Shipton In London for the first time … unfurnished with either experience or advice to tell me how to act …— Charlotte Brontë
b : not provided with furniture an unfurnished apartment

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Recent Examples on the Web For an unfurnished unit, a landlord may not charge more than twice the amount of monthly rent for a down payment. Madalyn Amato, Los Angeles Times, 10 Oct. 2021 Keef and his friends crowded into an unfurnished apartment, waving guns in time to an ominous, chiming beat fit for a funeral procession. Kelefa Sanneh, The New Yorker, 18 Apr. 2022 Lametta, 54, died Jan. 20 on the floor of the unfurnished living room at 16 Nelson Ave., a house owned by Wink. Christine Dempsey, courant.com, 25 Jan. 2022 The former lovers meet up at Issa’s new unfurnished office, and the romantic tension between them is thick, as usual. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 28 Dec. 2021 With Starship, by contrast, NASA might land a cache of scientific payloads the size of a single-story unfurnished house. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, 1 Dec. 2021 According to Gonzalez, the apartment was unfurnished, full of roaches and flies and had soiled carpeting. NBC News, 27 Oct. 2021 In a couple of weeks, an unfurnished property can be completely transformed and available on the leading booking platforms. Amiad Soto, Forbes, 6 Oct. 2021 To aid in their decorating process, the band teamed up with online marketplace Etsy to transform an uninspired (and unfurnished) area into an oasis that will further fuel their creative process. Dory Jackson, PEOPLE.com, 9 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unfurnished

1541, in the meaning defined above

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“Unfurnished.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfurnished. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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