un·​in·​flu·​enced ˌən-ˈin-ˌflü-ən(t)st How to pronounce uninfluenced (audio)
 especially Southern  -in-ˈflü-
: not affected or altered by an external force : not influenced
made up his mind uninfluenced by his parents' opinions

Examples of uninfluenced in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But levying strict discipline has so far been football’s most visible attempt to ensure the competition on the field is fair and uninfluenced, a key to maintaining consumer confidence. Emmanuel Morgan, New York Times, 1 July 2023 Authentic just means uninfluenced, right? Michelle Ruiz, Vogue, 19 May 2022 Some cities see homicide rates decline until the lockdowns, and then rise; some see declines during the lockdowns and spikes when the protests start; some experience homicide rates that are higher than past years over the whole year, seemingly uninfluenced by lockdowns or protests. John Pfaff, The New Republic, 21 June 2021 His travels, in many ways, unearthed a living archive because some of the remote ranchos and missions seemed caught in a time warp, occupied by succeeding generations of families living the same lifestyle and seemingly uninfluenced by the outside world. Diane Bell Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Aug. 2020 Frosh said his reason for not confirming the names associated with cases under review is that the process must remain uninfluenced by grieving families or police officers. Jim Axelrod, Andy Bast, Michael Kaplan, CBS News, 22 Dec. 2022 What other body would be likely to feel confidence enough in its own situation, to preserve, unawed and uninfluenced, the necessary impartiality between an individual accused, and the representatives of the people, his accusers? Adam White, National Review, 19 Dec. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1735, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uninfluenced was in 1735

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“Uninfluenced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninfluenced. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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