unsaved

adjective

un·​saved ˌən-ˈsāvd How to pronounce unsaved (audio)
: not saved
especially : not absolved from eternal punishment : not regenerate

Examples of unsaved in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company says that unsaved chats will be deleted from its systems within 30 days, although the setting doesn’t sync across devices. WIRED, 25 Sep. 2023 Bartlett then subsequently wrote a final draft of his own account that was nearly identical to the unsaved version that Finnerty printed. Shelley Murphy, BostonGlobe.com, 31 Aug. 2023 To monitor for abuse, the company said unsaved chats will be retained for 30 days before they are permanently deleted. Michelle Cheng, Quartz, 26 Apr. 2023 This 810-watt UPS—uninterruptible power supply—backup battery and surge protector is a clutch power device that will prevent you from losing unsaved work, keep your video games from shutting off, or even give you a couple of extra minutes to finish the end of your movie. Billy Cadden, Popular Science, 16 June 2020 What to do with the unsaved life? Andrew Durbin, The New York Review of Books, 12 June 2020 Research shows that as many as 1 in 4 people aren’t getting their full employer match, and that adds up to $24 billion that go unsaved every year. Forbes, 20 Jan. 2022 Apple at least allows users to filter all messages from people who aren't already in their contacts, but that doesn't flag which texts are likely to be a scam, and puts them in the same folder as authentic messages from unsaved numbers. NBC News, 6 May 2021 Dismissive of organized religion, Carey Falwell died at age 55, with a hip flask in his pocket and an unsaved soul, his grandson said. Daniel Burke, CNN, 30 Aug. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unsaved was in the 13th century

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“Unsaved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsaved. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

unsaved

adjective
un·​saved ˌən-ˈsāvd How to pronounce unsaved (audio)
ˈən-
: not saved
especially : not rescued from eternal punishment
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