unperformed

adjective
un·​per·​formed | \ ˌən-pər-ˈfȯrmd How to pronounce unperformed (audio) , ˌən-pə- \

Definition of unperformed

1 : not done or completed unperformed tasks
2 : not presented in a performance had written several unperformed plays

Examples of unperformed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 But Turkish businessman Ekim Alptekin has told The Associated Press that the payments from Flynn’s firm were refunds for unperformed lobbying. Linda Feldmann, The Christian Science Monitor, 10 May 2017 But Turkish businessman Ekim Alptekin has told The Associated Press that the payments from Flynn’s firm were refunds for unperformed lobbying. Washington Post, 10 May 2017 In New York, Schoenberg’s String Quartet No. 2 in F-Sharp Minor, a gorgeously lyrical work in which late Romanticism and modernism miraculously coexist, has become one of the great unperformed pieces. The New Yorker, 22 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of unperformed

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unperformed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unperformed. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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