un·​guid·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈgī-dəd How to pronounce unguided (audio) \

Definition of unguided

: not guided: such as
a : not led by a guide an unguided tour
b : not subject to guidance after launching an unguided missile

Examples of unguided in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With that logic, the intent of low-tech unguided missiles being fired from Gaza is no more than a community at large who has the intent to scream out to the world that enough is enough. Sam Bahour, Washington Post, 3 June 2021 In fact, Argentina even used a transport as a bomber in the 1982 Falklands War, rolling unguided iron bombs out the aircraft’s rear ramp to attack commercial shipping. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 24 May 2021 Open daily during the summer, the hatchery has a free unguided walking tour and a live floor show provided by Mother Nature. Anchorage Daily News, 26 May 2021 These rockets are usually unguided and armed with a high explosive warhead of 10 pounds or less. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 13 May 2021 The Biden Administration genuinely believes Israel has a right to defend itself from some 3,000 unguided missiles that have come from Gaza since May 10, which are by their very nature indiscriminate and designed to kill Israeli civilians. Brian Bennett, Time, 18 May 2021 Whereas a lot of air defense systems are designed to counter ballistic missiles, the Iron Dome targets unguided rockets that remain at low altitudes. Tim Lister, CNN, 18 May 2021 Via ferratas in Europe are often unguided, but in the United States, a guide typically accompanies all climbers. Susan Glaser, cleveland, 13 May 2021 Those semi-trucks and large vehicles can easily grab up the most innocuous of debris and toss it into the air, becoming an unguided missile that can ruin your day. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 6 May 2021

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First Known Use of unguided

1585, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unguided was in 1585

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14 Jun 2021

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“Unguided.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unguided. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unguided

: not controlled or led by anyone or anything : not guided


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