unobserved

adjective un·ob·served \ ˌən-əb-ˈzərvd \
Updated on: 29 Dec 2017

Definition of unobserved

: not noticed or perceived : not observed
  • The two vessels slipped out of Plymouth, unobserved by Spanish spies …
  • —Samuel Eliot Morison
  • A welcoming place is almost by definition someplace out of sight, someplace private and unobserved.
  • —Jane Kramer

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First Known Use of unobserved

15th century


UNOBSERVED Defined for Kids

unobserved

adjective un·ob·served \ ˌən-əb-ˈzərvd \

Definition of unobserved for Students

: not noticed
  • She left the room unobserved.

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