uninflated

adjective

un·​in·​flat·​ed ˌən-in-ˈflā-təd How to pronounce uninflated (audio)
: not inflated
an uninflated balloon
uninflated prices

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web These life vests keep a slim profile when uninflated. Field & Stream, 23 Mar. 2021 Also visible were parts of the phallotheca, a pouch that holds the uninflated, retracted phallus. Kate Baggaley, Popular Science, 20 Jan. 2021 There are two inflated chambers in the air bag, one on each side, along with an uninflated panel that stretches between them to slow down a head's movement. Sebastian Blanco, Car and Driver, 18 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uninflated was circa 1775

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“Uninflated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninflated. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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