un·​in·​spect·​ed ˌən-in-ˈspek-təd How to pronounce uninspected (audio)
: not examined officially or with care : not inspected
left no corner uninspected

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Also a treat to see so many corners of the world that would have gone uninspected in family travels. Dallas News, 1 Feb. 2022 The mechanism to enact perhaps the Trump era’s most notorious and emblematic immigration policy—2018’s family separation program—was the employment of what were infrequently used federal criminal statutes against uninspected border crossings. Felipe De La Hoz, The New Republic, 22 Aug. 2022 The walls of my house conceal miles of uninspected wiring. Dan Neil, WSJ, 3 Dec. 2021 Van appears as an old, possibly uninspected panel van in desperate need of a new muffler. Kris Frieswick, WSJ, 6 May 2021 Lohan also faces four other charges: operating an unregistered vehicle, operating an uninspected vehicle, driving without a license, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle in the 3rd degree, the online court records state. Monica Haider, CNN, 12 Jan. 2020 In some states, dams go uninspected because of exemptions in state law. BostonGlobe.com, 10 Nov. 2019 For uninspected passenger vessel examinations by the Coast Guard, visit wow.uscgaux.info or download the free Coast Guard safe boating app. Micah Walker, Detroit Free Press, 19 July 2019 Most of the interior of Antarctica seems like this to me, not just uninspected or unnamed but unknown. Barry Lopez, Harper's magazine, 10 Jan. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uninspected was circa 1775

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“Uninspected.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninspected. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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