unmet

adjective

un·​met ˌən-ˈmet How to pronounce unmet (audio)
1
: not satisfied or fulfilled
unmet needs
unmet expectations
an unmet deadline
2
: not having met
several unmet individuals

Examples of unmet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is especially true if the rush to fund obesity research and development diverts research and development resources from other important unmet medical needs. Jayasree K. Iyer, STAT, 7 June 2024 Although his government’s progress has dramatically outpaced the last government’s, that goal of full electrification remains unmet today. Jacob Turcotte, The Christian Science Monitor, 4 June 2024 Clinical notes and medical records can help understand clinician and patient perspectives and identify unmet needs that can be translated into new research to meet those requirements. Jenna Phillips, STAT, 22 May 2024 In addition, several agencies have significant equipment and materials needs which have gone unmet for an extended period of time. Baltimore Sun Media, Baltimore Sun, 11 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for unmet 

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of unmet was before the 12th century

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“Unmet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmet. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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