unpressured

adjective

un·​pres·​sured ˌən-ˈpre-shərd How to pronounce unpressured (audio)
: not subjected to or characterized by pressure : not pressured
felt unpressured by the deadline
working in a relaxed, unpressured environment

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The fishing, unpressured for two full summers, proved spectacular. Bryce Millercolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 July 2022 Twenty-three quarterbacks finished with a passer rating over 100 on unpressured deep passes last season, while just 11 had a rating over 100 on pressured deep passes. Jonas Shaffer, baltimoresun.com, 22 July 2021 Hunting pressure from regulated hunts on adjacent U.S. Forest Service land has kept them on unpressured park ground. Outdoor Life, 24 Nov. 2020 Kayaks, canoes, and float tubes allow anglers to present baits to unpressured fish. Steve Ryan, Outdoor Life, 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, 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, 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, 26 Aug. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unpressured was in 1879

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Cite this Entry

“Unpressured.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpressured. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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