unprayed

adjective

un·​prayed
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1
: not addressed in prayer
2
: not sought : unsolicited, uninvited
often used with for

Word History

Etymology

Middle English unpreyed, from un- entry 1 + preyed, past participle of preyen to pray

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of unprayed was in the 15th century

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“Unprayed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unprayed. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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