un·​re·​stored | \ ˌən-ri-ˈstȯrd \

Definition of unrestored

: not brought back into a former or original state : not restored unrestored homes

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The Palazzo Corpi’s high-ceilinged rooms, with their frescoed walls and ceilings and parquet and marble floors, have kept their unrestored, ochred patina, and the effect is astonishingly potent and evocative. Hamish Bowles, Vogue, "Hamish Bowles Attends Serdar Gülgün’s Opulent Ottoman Ball in Istanbul," 4 Feb. 2019 The three-speed automatic model is an unrestored survivor with just over 15,000 miles on its odometer and its original plaid interior. Gary Gastelu, Fox News, "What may be the world's most expensive Ford Pinto sold for $33,000," 24 Aug. 2018 The complex is totally unrestored, with some portions reduced to huge piles of laterite bricks. Lester V. Ledesma, Condé Nast Traveler, "Beyond the Crowds of Angkor, Cambodia," 12 Apr. 2018 Other unique vehicles will include an unrestored 1901 Packard that’s never been displayed at a concours before, said Brian Joseph, owner of the Classic & Exotic Service in Troy and head of the show’s selection committee. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "Saddam Hussein’s 1958 Bentley stars at Concours d'Elegance of America," 11 July 2018 The 56-year-old plane needs some work, unrestored and unaltered since Elvis last owned it. Ben Mutzabaugh, USA TODAY, "You can now bid to buy Elvis Presley's private jet; sold 'as is'," 22 June 2018 The projections show how the unrestored, nonworking signs looked and flickered back in the day. Spud Hilton, San Francisco Chronicle, "High-tech Vegas: Is your hotel room smarter than you?," 3 May 2018 Categories include hot rods, classics, tuners, trucks, customs, choppers, rat rods, unrestored original and works in progress. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Local Marines receive scholarships from Kiwanis ... community events," 30 Apr. 2018 Of the eight, five were put back on display unrestored, and two were brought back to their original condition by the General Motors heritage program. Brian Silvestro, Car and Driver, "Out of the Sinkhole: Corvette Museum Has Restored the Last of the Damaged Vettes," 2 Mar. 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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