unjoined

adjective

un·​joined ˌən-ˈjȯind How to pronounce unjoined (audio)
: not joined
unjoined pieces

Examples of unjoined in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The atmosphere of a stymied craving for action has its analogue in a deliberately anticlimactic sequence in Britten’s opera: the sight of a French frigate arouses a crescendo of patriotic bravado, until the wind dies and the battle goes unjoined. Alex Ross, The New Yorker, 20 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1538, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unjoined was in 1538

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“Unjoined.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unjoined. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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