unpunctuated

adjective
un·​punc·​tu·​at·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈpəŋk-chə-ˌwā-təd How to pronounce unpunctuated (audio) \

Definition of unpunctuated

: lacking punctuation : not punctuated an unpunctuated sentence unpunctuated lines of text

Examples of unpunctuated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Notice how the reader is drawn in with a single unpunctuated sentence that starts slowly and gradually becomes an express train that whistles right by the local stops without providing an opportunity to get off. The New Yorker, 20 Dec. 2021 Among the novel’s innovations was that final chapter: its intimacy with a female character’s most private thoughts, feelings, and fantasies, much of which is famously rendered in one amazingly long unpunctuated sentence. Ruth Franklin, The New York Review of Books, 24 Sep. 2020 Among the novel’s innovations was that final chapter: its intimacy with a female character’s most private thoughts, feelings, and fantasies, much of which is famously rendered in one amazingly long unpunctuated sentence. Ruth Franklin, The New York Review of Books, 24 Sep. 2020 Among the novel’s innovations was that final chapter: its intimacy with a female character’s most private thoughts, feelings, and fantasies, much of which is famously rendered in one amazingly long unpunctuated sentence. Ruth Franklin, The New York Review of Books, 24 Sep. 2020 Among the novel’s innovations was that final chapter: its intimacy with a female character’s most private thoughts, feelings, and fantasies, much of which is famously rendered in one amazingly long unpunctuated sentence. Ruth Franklin, The New York Review of Books, 24 Sep. 2020 Among the novel’s innovations was that final chapter: its intimacy with a female character’s most private thoughts, feelings, and fantasies, much of which is famously rendered in one amazingly long unpunctuated sentence. Ruth Franklin, The New York Review of Books, 24 Sep. 2020 Among the novel’s innovations was that final chapter: its intimacy with a female character’s most private thoughts, feelings, and fantasies, much of which is famously rendered in one amazingly long unpunctuated sentence. Ruth Franklin, The New York Review of Books, 24 Sep. 2020 Among the novel’s innovations was that final chapter: its intimacy with a female character’s most private thoughts, feelings, and fantasies, much of which is famously rendered in one amazingly long unpunctuated sentence. Ruth Franklin, The New York Review of Books, 24 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of unpunctuated

1790, in the meaning defined above

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“Unpunctuated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpunctuated. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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