un·​lit | \ ˌən-ˈlit How to pronounce unlit (audio) \

Definition of unlit

: not lighted: such as
a : not kindled or ignited an unlit fire an unlit cigar
b : not illuminated with light unlit roads an unlit stairway

Examples of unlit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For some, the former BP headquarters’ many unlit floors and partly barricaded parking lot highlight the decline in the state’s oil industry and the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on commercial property. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, 20 Apr. 2022 The impacts on visibility are exacerbated on unlit rural highways, the state police officers association president Joshua Wetzel added. Virginia Barreda, USA TODAY, 8 Feb. 2022 The impacts on visibility are exacerbated on unlit rural highways, Oregon State Police Officers Association president Joshua Wetzel added. oregonlive, 9 Feb. 2022 Select from a variety of trees that range in height from 6 feet to 15 feet with pre-lit or unlit units along with color schemes of flocked trees or green trees. Chelsea Davis, Forbes, 10 Dec. 2021 An unlit explosive device was held in place by one of his windshield wipers. Brian Klaas, Harper’s Magazine , 4 Nov. 2021 More:Kentucky deputy chases car at 130 mph over an unlit license plate. Krista Johnson, The Courier-Journal, 22 Nov. 2021 The company designs and manufactures its own brand of pre-lit and unlit trees that cost $100 to over $1,000 depending on the height and design. Parija Kavilanz, CNN, 20 Sep. 2021 That honor belonged to rock-hard short-rib tacos served on an unlit tabletop grill for show. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, 16 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unlit

circa 1764, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unlit was circa 1764

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27 Apr 2022

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“Unlit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlit. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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