unimmunized

adjective
un·​im·​mu·​nized | \ ˌən-ˈi-myə-ˌnīzd How to pronounce unimmunized (audio) \
variants: or chiefly British unimmunised

Definition of unimmunized

: not made immune (as by vaccination) : not immunized Because your child has been immunized, she faces no danger of playing with an unimmunized child.— Paul G. Donohue

Examples of unimmunized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Humble, while stressing that data is still emerging, says omicron is proving highly contagious, much more than delta, particularly for those unimmunized and previously infected with COVID-19. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, 15 Dec. 2021 The strategy can, potentially, free up doses for others who remain unimmunized, among whom first injections would save more lives. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 16 Sep. 2021 Again, the variant poses the biggest threat for the unimmunized. Justin Ray, Los Angeles Times, 28 June 2021 Across the country, pediatric cases of COVID-19 are skyrocketing alongside cases among unimmunized adults; child hospitalizations have now reached an all-time pandemic high. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 10 Aug. 2021 Rather, the risk is more that the Delta variant will take root in pockets of unimmunized communities that haven’t been previously been infected with the coronavirus. oregonlive, 25 June 2021 Rather, the risk is more that the Delta variant will take root in pockets of unimmunized communities that haven’t been previously been infected with the coronavirus. oregonlive, 25 June 2021 Rather, the risk is more that the Delta variant will take root in pockets of unimmunized communities that haven’t been previously been infected with the coronavirus. oregonlive, 25 June 2021 Rather, the risk is more that the Delta variant will take root in pockets of unimmunized communities that haven’t been previously been infected with the coronavirus. oregonlive, 25 June 2021

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First Known Use of unimmunized

1894, in the meaning defined above

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25 Dec 2021

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“Unimmunized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unimmunized. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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unimmunized

adjective
un·​im·​mu·​nized
variants: or chiefly British unimmunised \ (ˈ)ən-​ˈim-​yə-​ˌnīzd How to pronounce unimmunized (audio) \

Medical Definition of unimmunized

: not immunized unimmunized children

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