unmoved

adjective

un·​moved ˌən-ˈmüvd How to pronounce unmoved (audio)
: not moved
especially : not emotionally affected
was unmoved by the defendant's plea

Examples of unmoved in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Within that culturally conservative world, many remain unmoved. Jazmine Ulloa, New York Times, 8 May 2024 Globally, there is a political echelon that is completely untouched and unmoved. Taylor Luck, The Christian Science Monitor, 1 Nov. 2023 Despite that, the large crowd remained unmoved and the booing continued for just over six minutes of Graham's remarks. Devyani Chhetri, USA TODAY, 2 July 2023 More profoundly, Americans remain unmoved in their views of Mr. Biden. Peter Baker, New York Times, 5 Feb. 2023 See all Example Sentences for unmoved 

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unmoved was in the 14th century

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“Unmoved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmoved. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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unmoved

adjective
un·​moved
ˌən-ˈmüvd,
ˈən-
1
: not moved : remaining in the same place
2
: holding to the same position
unmoved by their arguments
3
: not disturbed emotionally
unmoved by the sad news

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