ungraded

adjective un·grad·ed \ ˌən-ˈgrā-dəd \
Updated on: 10 May 2018

Definition of ungraded

: not graded: such as
a : not assigned a grade
  • an ungraded writing assignment
; also : awaiting assignment of a grade
  • a stack of ungraded term papers
b : having no grade levels
  • … rural areas, whose one-room, ungraded, common schools were responsible for the high average level of basic education in the state.
  • —Daniel Scott Smith
c : not leveled or smoothed to a horizontal surface or a gradual slope
  • … highways over whose rock-strewn, ungraded surfaces increasing numbers of wagons and carts rumbled and clattered …
  • —Bernard Bailyn

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1840

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