uninoculated

adjective
un·​in·​oc·​u·​lat·​ed | \ ˌən-i-ˈnä-kyə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce uninoculated (audio) \

Definition of uninoculated

: not inoculated uninoculated children uninoculated seedlings

Examples of uninoculated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That’s all shifted the virus’s burden down to uninoculated children. Katherine J. Wu, Ed Yong, The Atlantic, 20 Sep. 2021 Shortcutting tests, though, gets riskier when entering crowds of strangers or places where the virus is surging, or mingling with uninoculated people, sans masks or indoors. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 10 Nov. 2021 Those who are uninoculated should also get tested before and after their journeys. Los Angeles Times, 3 Sep. 2021 For the week ending Saturday, the average case rate among uninoculated residents was 51 per 100,000 people per day. Luke Money, Los Angeles Times, 12 Aug. 2021 But the fates of the inoculated and the uninoculated are clearly already forking, a potential preview of what’s to come, Baden, the Boston physician, told me. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 21 Sep. 2021 Despite that, uninoculated individuals are taking up a disproportionate share of hospital beds in some of the state’s most populous areas. Luke Money, Los Angeles Times, 12 Aug. 2021 Data continue to show that the vast majority of those getting infected by, and ultimately hospitalized with, COVID-19 are uninoculated. San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Aug. 2021 The combined effect of a financial incentive and ready access to a vaccine could push many of the uninoculated toward vaccination. James Kwak, STAT, 5 Sep. 2021 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'uninoculated.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of uninoculated

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About uninoculated

Time Traveler for uninoculated

Time Traveler

The first known use of uninoculated was circa 1775

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near uninoculated

uninked

uninoculated

uninodal

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for uninoculated

Cite this Entry

“Uninoculated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninoculated. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Commonly Confused Words Quiz

  • vector image of a face with thought expression
  • I went to the ______ store to buy a birthday card.
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!