un·​mod·​ern·​ized ˌən-ˈmä-dər-ˌnīzd How to pronounce unmodernized (audio)
: not modernized
unmodernized medical facilities
an unmodernized text

Examples of unmodernized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The rooms, largely unmodernized, are as Ellroy has described them in several overlapping accounts. Stuart Franklin, The New York Review of Books, 10 Mar. 2020 According to DefenseNews, the cruisers Mobile Bay and Bunker Hill will retire in 2020, and the last of the eleven unmodernized ships will retire in 2025. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 9 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unmodernized was circa 1775

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“Unmodernized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmodernized. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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