unmoved

adjective
un·​moved | \ ˌən-ˈmüvd How to pronounce unmoved (audio) \

Definition of unmoved

: not moved especially : not emotionally affected was unmoved by the defendant's plea

Examples of unmoved in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Investors were similarly unmoved: AstraZeneca shares fell slightly Wednesday morning, while shares of competitors such as Moderna and BioNTech rallied. Charley Grant, WSJ, "Covid-19 Vaccine Setback Could Still Cause a Nasty Market Reaction," 9 Sep. 2020 Rowling was unmoved, but was attacked for weeks online. USA TODAY, "J.K. Rowling, Margaret Atwood, more decry 'intolerance of opposing views' in open letter on free speech," 9 July 2020 Presented with these findings, the ice-cream resistance was unmoved. Zach Helfand, The New Yorker, "When the Ice-Cream Man Goes Rogue," 24 Aug. 2020 Rowling was unmoved, but was attacked for weeks online. USA TODAY, "J.K. Rowling, Margaret Atwood, more decry 'intolerance of opposing views' in open letter on free speech," 9 July 2020 Rowling was unmoved, but was attacked for weeks online. USA TODAY, "J.K. Rowling, Margaret Atwood, more decry 'intolerance of opposing views' in open letter on free speech," 9 July 2020 From the very dawn of the industrial meat era, going all the way back to when Upton Sinclair started serializing his novel The Jungle in 1905, the American public has appeared unmoved by labor abuses in the meat industry. Ted Genoways, The New Republic, "Beyond Big Meat," 4 Aug. 2020 Rowling was unmoved, but was attacked for weeks online. USA TODAY, "J.K. Rowling, Margaret Atwood, more decry 'intolerance of opposing views' in open letter on free speech," 9 July 2020 Rowling was unmoved, but was attacked for weeks online. USA TODAY, "J.K. Rowling, Margaret Atwood, more decry 'intolerance of opposing views' in open letter on free speech," 9 July 2020

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First Known Use of unmoved

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmoved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmoved. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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unmoved

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English Language Learners Definition of unmoved

: not feeling pity, sympathy, or admiration for someone or something : not emotionally affected by something

unmoved

adjective
un·​moved | \ ˌən-ˈmüvd \

Kids Definition of unmoved

1 : not being stirred by deep feelings or excitement The music left me unmoved.
2 : staying in the same place or position

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