unrepresented

adjective

un·​rep·​re·​sent·​ed ˌən-ˌre-pri-ˈzen-təd How to pronounce unrepresented (audio)
: not represented
… portraying scenes from the New Testament up till then unrepresented in Western book art. Rosamond McKitterick
Nine of the 13 states had appointed delegates, but only a few had shown up. Even the host state, Maryland, was unrepresented. Edwards Park

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Still, for a league at once trying to lure the burgeoning interest of a fan base that sees itself largely unrepresented at every level, this is nothing but an opportunity shamefully wasted. Lorenzo Reyes, USA TODAY, 16 Sep. 2022 Yet reform advocates point to the steep potential costs of inaction: an increasingly angry partisan divide that has left growing numbers of people feeling politically disconnected, disillusioned, and unrepresented. Ned Temko, The Christian Science Monitor, 8 Sep. 2022 Talavera poblana pottery, with its beautiful fusion of Chinese, Moorish and Indigenous influences, is unrepresented, and an elaborate altarpiece would be a good addition, if tough to find. Los Angeles Times, 20 June 2022 Read more from Lee on why the loss of competitive districts in the U.S. causes a whole host of problems ranging from less moderate representatives to Americans feeling unrepresented. Rick Klein, ABC News, 23 June 2022 Only six council members voted during this first reading, because the 7th ward, where the dispensary would be located, is unrepresented. Chicago Tribune, 13 June 2022 The overwhelming majority of these unrepresented families never applied for relief, and more than half were ordered removed — in absentia — when a family failed to appear. Cindy Carcamostaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 25 May 2022 Oregon sends out a weekly list of unrepresented defendants to private attorneys begging for help. Gillian Flaccus, ajc, 8 May 2022 By early 2020, one year into the program, assessments showed that about 96 percent of migrants went unrepresented in court (unlike criminal court proceedings, the government is not obligated to provide an attorney for people in immigration court). Felipe De La Hoz, The New Republic, 21 Apr. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1643, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unrepresented was in 1643

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“Unrepresented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrepresented. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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