unmeasured

adjective

un·​mea·​sured ˌən-ˈme-zhərd How to pronounce unmeasured (audio)
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: not measured: such as
a
: not ascertained in quantity, mass, extent, or degree
… to a vast and as yet unexplored and unmeasured tract of Eastern lands.Nathaniel Hawthorne
b
: not limited or restrained
unmeasured scorn
One began to dream the sensation of wielding unmeasured power.Henry Adams

Examples of unmeasured in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the depth of any new relationships forged goes unmeasured in a film that prefers to focus exclusively on our antic, personable protagonist’s efforts to go home and/or stay put. Dennis Harvey, Variety, 14 Nov. 2023 What parents can do There are many qualities of schools that prospective families want to know about a school, but that go unmeasured in school ratings because nationwide data are unavailable. Kristen Taketa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Nov. 2023 Each instruction causes the unmeasured state of the qubit to evolve in a specific way. IEEE Spectrum, 22 Mar. 2018 Keep it casual with unmeasured berry twigs (some long, some short) and a loose, imperfect red bow. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 17 Oct. 2023 Left unmeasured, a qubit points in a superposition of many possible directions. Charlie Wood, Quanta Magazine, 9 May 2023 Though interesting and potentially important, studies such as these are difficult to interpret because pet owners may differ in unmeasured ways from people who do not own pets. Scott O. Lilienfeld, Scientific American, 1 Sep. 2015 That’s because there are lots of categories of hidden waste that go unmeasured. Sean Mowbray, Discover Magazine, 25 Mar. 2023 Overreliance on benchmark formulations, traditional competitors and established measures prevents exploring untraditional approaches and unmeasured innovations. Britton Bloch, Forbes, 10 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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“Unmeasured.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmeasured. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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