un·​per·​formed ˌən-pər-ˈfȯrmd How to pronounce unperformed (audio)
: not done or completed
unperformed tasks
: not presented in a performance
had written several unperformed plays

Examples of unperformed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There were over 1,000 claims submitted for unperformed services totaling $118,028.96. Staff Report, Hartford Courant, 28 Feb. 2023 These groups could have been tasked to collaboratively study the backlog of unperformed CT scans and iterate ways of resolving those cases, as well as streamlining IT processes to support that work. Walter J. O’Donnell, STAT, 28 Nov. 2022 After short, previously unperformed plays are picked, the theater company links the playwrights with actors, directors, costumers and other creatives for collaborative, original stage shows. oregonlive, 2 Jan. 2023 The problem of patients’ unperformed scans needed to be resolved. Walter J. O’Donnell, STAT, 28 Nov. 2022 Elective surgeries were canceled or delayed as thousands of cancer screenings and organ transplants went unperformed. Nick Murray, Star Tribune, 17 Feb. 2021 That an artist could achieve renown in this specialized repertoire was unimaginable a century ago, when even Handel’s stage works remained unperformed. Christopher Corwin, New York Times, 20 Feb. 2020 But Turkish businessman Ekim Alptekin has told the AP that the payments from Flynn’s firm were refunds for unperformed lobbying. Chad Day, The Denver Post, 11 May 2017 But Turkish businessman Ekim Alptekin has told The Associated Press that the payments from Flynn's firm were refunds for unperformed lobbying. Stephen Braun Chad Day, chicagotribune.com, 10 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of unperformed was in the 15th century

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“Unperformed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unperformed. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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