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 While courts have affirmed that the Chagos islands belong to Mauritius by history and by law, Britain has remained unmoved, calling the rulings irrelevant or misguided. BostonGlobe.com, 8 Aug. 2021 The driver and front passenger, though, remained unmoved, ignoring orders from police to exit. Washington Post, 16 June 2021 The results of the election should have offered some respite, but four months later, many Texas Republicans remained unmoved by the fact of their own triumphs. New York Times, 4 May 2021 In a statement to The New York Times on Monday (May 3) the singer acknowledged the change toward more transparency, but remained unmoved. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 3 May 2021 Her boss was unmoved by her plight; according to Lopez, her employer did not provide her or the other workers with PPE and charged them $15 a pop for protective face visors. Kim Kelly, Allure, 20 May 2021 Even if travelers are unmoved by the headlines, investors have been spooked. David Koenig, USA TODAY, 22 July 2021 Even if travelers are unmoved by the headlines, investors have been spooked. David Koenig, Star Tribune, 21 July 2021 The crew points out the many problems that plague that generation M5, but Ramsey is unmoved. Tony Quiroga, Car and Driver, 23 July 2021

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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 26 Sep. 2021.

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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


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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