un·​re·​dressed ˌən-ri-ˈdrest How to pronounce unredressed (audio)
: not set right : not compensated for : not redressed
an unredressed injustice
a grievance that remains unredressed

Examples of unredressed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With minimal means, Jacquot evokes a society of narrow norms, in which privilege (as of rank, wealth, and gender) left vast margins for their violation, and in which depredations are rendered unmentionable and therefore unacknowledged and unredressed. Richard Brod, The New Yorker, 14 July 2021 Harris’s surrealistic, cartoonish methods are as exuberant and freewheelingly associative as Douglas is—and the film’s hyperbolic absurdities reflect the unredressed absurdities of American racial politics. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 22 Sep. 2021 With a discerning eye for detail, Haroun depicts the moral and physical toll of endemic and unredressed violence. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 23 Dec. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unredressed was in the 14th century

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“Unredressed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unredressed. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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