un·​mech·​a·​nized ˌən-ˈme-kə-ˌnīzd How to pronounce unmechanized (audio)
: not mechanized : not performed with machines or involving machines
unmechanized farming
Nostalgia for a rural, unmechanized past pervades the novel … Susan M. Squier

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Rewilding Expeditions offers more unmechanized recreation, including camping and snowshoe tours, and private tours led by Yellow Wood Guiding focus on wildlife and photography. New York Times, 27 Dec. 2021 This inefficient, small-scale, unmechanized agriculture produced very little earnings. Bill Conerly, Forbes, 4 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1709, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unmechanized was in 1709

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“Unmechanized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmechanized. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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