unpossessing

adjective

obsolete
: not possessing : lacking a possession

Word History

Etymology

un- entry 1 + possessing, present participle of possess

First Known Use

1608, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unpossessing was in 1608

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“Unpossessing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpossessing. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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