un·​mod·​i·​fied ˌən-ˈmä-də-ˌfīd How to pronounce unmodified (audio)
: not altered or modified
an unmodified engine
… a right to be born with an unmodified genetic code …Kelsey Dallas

Examples of unmodified in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the frame remained unmodified thanks to particularly good stiffness already (due partly to the battery pack). Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 18 Jan. 2024 In previous attempts with unmodified pig livers, swelling would occur and blood flow would stop within a matter of hours. Emily Mullin, WIRED, 18 Jan. 2024 The success of the Apple Silicon transition has just as much to do with software as hardware—the vast majority of software written for Intel Macs can run on Apple Silicon Macs completely unmodified, something that's true to a lesser extent in Windows 11. Andrew Cunningham, Ars Technica, 27 Oct. 2023 This first-generation Scout, which is both impressively restored and unmodified, provides a rare look at one of the earliest SUVs. Joe Lorio, Car and Driver, 1 Sep. 2023 In 1964, a team of drivers drove three unmodified 1965 Mercury Comet Calientes 16,247 miles from Ushuaia, Argentina to Fairbanks, a publicity stunt for Ford. David Reamer | Alaska History, Anchorage Daily News, 9 July 2023 The scientists then mixed the results with unmodified human embryonic stem cells, and the three types of cells coalesced to produce embryo-like clusters. Bymitch Leslie, science.org, 17 June 2023 The vehicle is expected to be an unmodified utility vehicle such as a John Deere Gator or Polaris Ranger. IEEE Spectrum, 15 Feb. 2023 To learn more about that relationship, the authors recruited 48 women to either apply a testosterone cream or an unmodified, hormone-free cream every day for 10 weeks. Leslie Nemo, Discover Magazine, 15 Oct. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1668, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unmodified was in 1668

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“Unmodified.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmodified. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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