unoccupied

play
adjective un·oc·cu·pied \ˌən-ˈä-kyə-ˌpīd\

Definition of unoccupied

  1. :  not occupied: such asa :  not busy :  unemployedb :  not lived in :  empty

Examples of unoccupied in a sentence

  1. About half of the seats were unoccupied when the concert started.

  2. A third of the beds at the hospital were unoccupied.

15th Century

First Known Use of unoccupied

15th century


UNOCCUPIED Defined for English Language Learners

unoccupied

play
adjective un·oc·cu·pied \ˌən-ˈä-kyə-ˌpīd\

Definition of unoccupied for English Language Learners

  • : not being used, filled up, or lived in


UNOCCUPIED Defined for Kids

unoccupied

play
adjective un·oc·cu·pied \ˌən-ˈä-kyə-ˌpīd\

Definition of unoccupied for Students

  1. 1 :  not being used, filled up, or lived in :  empty <an unoccupied seat>

  2. 2 :  not busy <I'll help you as soon as I'm unoccupied.>



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up unoccupied? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

burden, obligation, or blame

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • m-ws-new-words-quiz
  • Which word means "inability to recognize faces"?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ