un·​in·​volved | \ ˌən-in-ˈvälvd How to pronounce uninvolved (audio) , -ˈvȯlvd also -ˈvävd or -ˈvȯvd \

Definition of uninvolved

: not involved an uninvolved spectator … their two daughters … were uninvolved in the family business …— Richard Kluger a simple, uninvolved explanation

Examples of uninvolved in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The crash, which occurred Wednesday morning on Interstate 25, involved two Santa Fe patrol units, the fleeing vehicle, and an uninvolved vehicle, the Santa Fe Police Department wrote in a news release. David Aaro, Fox News, 3 Mar. 2022 Schor’s book, a best seller and classic of its genre, may very well be the origin story for how so many people otherwise uninvolved in medieval history came to know and share this particular factoid. Amanda Mull, The Atlantic, 6 May 2022 The crash, which occurred Wednesday morning on Interstate 25, involved two Santa Fe Police patrol units, a white suspect vehicle, and two uninvolved vehicles – a pickup truck, and a blue car. Fox News, 4 Mar. 2022 When things get tough, everyone can use the opinion of an uninvolved third party. BostonGlobe.com, 3 Mar. 2022 The risks are great to officers and suspects, but also to uninvolved pedestrians or motorists. Peter Nickeas, CNN, 8 Mar. 2022 Authorities have identified both the police officer and the uninvolved motorist killed Wednesday in a multi-vehicle crash during the pursuit of a kidnapping suspect in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Fox News, 4 Mar. 2022 Duran, 43, and the uninvolved motorist, who has not been identified, died as a result of the crash. Kyler Alvord, PEOPLE.com, 3 Mar. 2022 This electronic, quantum friction has been previously studied for metal surfaces, but calculating it in detail has always been challenging, says Wenjie Dou, a physicist at Westlake University in China who was uninvolved in the study. Karmela Padavic-callaghan, Scientific American, 22 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of uninvolved

1793, in the meaning defined above

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“Uninvolved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninvolved. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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