un·​mod·​ern·​ized | \ ˌən-ˈmä-dər-ˌnīzd How to pronounce unmodernized (audio) \

Definition of unmodernized

: not modernized unmodernized medical facilities an unmodernized text

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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, "Ellroy Confidential," 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, "The Navy Is Set to Retire Half of Its Biggest Surface Combatants—With No Replacement in Sight," 9 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of unmodernized

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmodernized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmodernized. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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