unprocessed

adjective

un·​pro·​cessed ˌən-ˈprä-ˌsest How to pronounce unprocessed (audio)
-ˈprō-,
-səst
: not processed
unprocessed film
unprocessed foods
unprocessed files

Examples of unprocessed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The prime minister at the time, Boris Johnson, was unsympathetic, making jokes about bacon sandwiches coming from dead pigs and refusing to engage with the distinction between pointless, unprocessed killing due to a labor shortage and slaughter for processing. Olivia Potts, Longreads, 15 Feb. 2024 The emphasis will be on offering meals that are perceived as healthy, featuring wholesome, unprocessed ingredients. Daphne Ewing-Chow, Forbes, 14 Feb. 2024 The Ecuadorian health agency also sampled unprocessed cinnamon sticks that were sourced in Sri Lanka and found no lead contamination, but its investigation is ongoing. Katherine Dillinger, CNN, 6 Feb. 2024 While plants are naturally rich with glucose because of photosynthesis, unprocessed meat has virtually no impact on glucose levels. Jack Knudson, Discover Magazine, 24 Jan. 2024 When most of your diet consists of nutrient-dense unprocessed or minimally processed foods, with plenty of fruits and vegetables, eating an ultra-processed food occasionally isn’t the end of the world, Silberman says. Erica Sweeney, Men's Health, 13 July 2023 Ominously, there were no unprocessed chilies on hand—none had come in lately. Indrani Sen, Fortune, 30 Jan. 2024 Many students’ tendencies to break rules may stem from unprocessed trauma. Ishani Desai, Sacramento Bee, 23 Jan. 2024 In these unprocessed foods, protein is bundled with fiber and a wide range of other nutrients and bioactive compounds. Cynthia Sass, Mph, Health, 16 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unprocessed was in 1890

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“Unprocessed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unprocessed. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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