un·​made ˌən-ˈmād How to pronounce unmade (audio)
: not made
an unmade bed

Examples of unmade in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Masterson says where Pursehouse went next was revealed by Amie's unmade bed. Erin Moriarty, CBS News, 10 Feb. 2024 Advertisement First base: John Kruk Former Padre Johnny Kruk always looked like an unmade bed. Bill Swank, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Dec. 2023 Beds unmade, lightening in the sky, brother jumps to the window to watch warplanes flying through clouds of smoke after air strikes. Mosab Abu Toha, The Atlantic, 9 Nov. 2023 This may seem like a small sacrifice to make (an unmade bed for a longer-lasting, cleaner mattress), especially given that all that moisture and bacteria sound objectively disgusting, but these mattress experts won't shake me of my bed-making ways. Betsy Cribb Watson, Southern Living, 2 Aug. 2023 And Natasha Lyonne shared a copy of the script to an unmade Mae West biopic that would have starred Bette Midler. Vulture, 8 Aug. 2023 The pair had read several unmade scripts based on their book over the years, so Sherwin was doubtful of its chances in Hollywood. Andy Kifer, New York Times, 11 July 2023 In the picture, Brady can be seen posing on the edge of an unmade bed with a view of palm trees and the ocean in the background. Charmaine Patterson, Peoplemag, 8 Feb. 2023 That Anderson found success making shows about heroic pilots is a point not left unmade, nor is the fact that mothers are significantly absent from his series. Los Angeles Times, 16 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unmade was in the 14th century

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“Unmade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmade. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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