unreached

adjective

un·​reached ˌən-ˈrēcht How to pronounce unreached (audio)
: not reached
unreached depths

Examples of unreached in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After two successful years that included gathering vital information on the Arctic, as well as marking the northernmost human trek at a time when the North Pole was still an unreached goal, Greely led his men on a southward retreat after resupply and retrieval ships failed to arrive. David James, Anchorage Daily News, 20 Dec. 2020 Other lighting choices come down to industries and individual people, many of whom remain unreached or unmoved by the issue. Joshua Sokol, Scientific American, 16 Sep. 2022 Some of the unreached — no matter what the Christian God said — were meant to stay that way. Washington Post, 31 Oct. 2021 Some burn with passion for unreached people groups who have never heard of Jesus. Dana Hall McCain | Dmccain@al.com, al, 18 June 2021 But three months into the effort, many remain unconvinced, unreached and unprotected. BostonGlobe.com, 19 Mar. 2021 The grades from the Kansas game reflect the unreached potential: RELATED VIDEO No compatible source was found for this media. John Shinn Diehards, ajc, 19 Nov. 2017 One goal described in 2003 that remains unreached, Bodnar said, is developing housing for seniors. Jeff Piorkowski/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, 22 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unreached was circa 1611

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“Unreached.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unreached. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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