unrestored

adjective
un·​re·​stored | \ ˌən-ri-ˈstȯrd How to pronounce unrestored (audio) \

Definition of unrestored

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

Examples of unrestored in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The church, completed in 1755, is the oldest unrestored stone church in the nation. Scott Huddleston, ExpressNews.com, "San Antonio’s World Heritage missions join city, county parks in closing for Easter weekend," 6 Apr. 2020 The church at Mission Concepción, known as the nation’s oldest unrestored church, has been closed since January, to allow for placement of a metal rim around the base of its dome for stabilization. Scott Huddleston, ExpressNews.com, "San Antonio missions remain open," 18 Mar. 2020 This mostly unrestored pickup comes with a brand-new paint job, an 80-inch wheelbase and 40,911 miles. Lorraine Longhi, azcentral, "Barrett-Jackson: 10 cool cars, trucks and even a motorbike that will cross the auction block on Monday in Scottsdale," 13 Jan. 2020 For example, if a person is not breathing well during sleep (snoring or sleep apnea), this will disturb the normal sequences and cause the individual to awaken feeling unrestored. Steven Bender, Houston Chronicle, "Does hitting the snooze button really help you feel better?," 6 June 2019 While Meyers, who drives the Ferraris frequently, prefers not to discuss the worth of his cars, an unrestored 1957 Testa Rossa reportedly sold for more than $39 million in 2014. James Peter Rubin, The Hollywood Reporter, "Petersen Museum Offers Glimpse Into the 'Ford v Ferrari' World," 8 Nov. 2019 Among the collection of small towns and hamlets in the region is Litchfield, considered the finest unrestored Colonial town in America and celebrating its 300th birthday this year. Pamela Wright, BostonGlobe.com, "When in Connecticut, head for the Hills," 28 Aug. 2019 For example, if a person is not breathing well during sleep (snoring or sleep apnea), this will disturb the normal sequences and cause the individual to awaken feeling unrestored. Steven Bender, Houston Chronicle, "Does hitting the snooze button really help you feel better?," 6 June 2019 Even in the current unrestored state, the colors—black, white, gray, ocher, Pompeii red, deep maroon—are astonishingly intense. Chiara Goia, Smithsonian, "The New Treasures of Pompeii," 21 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of unrestored

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unrestored.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrestored. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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