un·​pres·​sured | \ ˌən-ˈpre-shərd How to pronounce unpressured (audio) \

Definition of unpressured

: not subjected to or characterized by pressure : not pressured felt unpressured by the deadline working in a relaxed, unpressured environment

Examples of unpressured in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kayaks, canoes, and float tubes allow anglers to present baits to unpressured fish. Steve Ryan, Outdoor Life, "10 Tips for Catching Giant Bluegills This Summer," 2 July 2020 Cleveland Browns: Josh Allen, QB, Wyoming: Raw but with a skyscraper ceiling, Allen will have time to blossom unpressured while Tyrod Taylor babysits the job. Greg Cote, miamiherald, "Ready for a shock? Check out the pick for the Miami Dolphins | Miami Herald," 25 Apr. 2018 Nick Novak, who lobbied for his old job, was unsuccessful on an unpressured 48-yard field goal, then made the chip-shot winner. Nick Canepa, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Nick Canepa's Chargers report card: vs. Raiders," 15 Oct. 2017 Even on a big lake like Lake St. Clair with plenty of pressure, there will be unpressured area. Lydia Lohrer, Detroit Free Press, "Outdoors: Fishing’s First Family? It’s the VanDams by mile," 26 Aug. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'unpressured.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of unpressured

1879, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about unpressured

Time Traveler for unpressured

Time Traveler

The first known use of unpressured was in 1879

See more words from the same year

Statistics for unpressured

Cite this Entry

“Unpressured.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpressured. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

Comments on unpressured

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


Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Bee Cubed

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!