unscreened

adjective
un·​screened | \ ˌən-ˈskrēnd How to pronounce unscreened (audio) \

Definition of unscreened

: not screened: such as
a : not shut off or protected by a screen an unscreened porch unscreened windows
b : not passed through a screening device or procedure unscreened questions unscreened luggage

Examples of unscreened in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Out-of-control children were dosed with adult tranquilizers, administered through unsterilized needles, while many who fell ill received transfusions of unscreened blood. Krista Stevens, Longreads, "One of Nicolae Ceaușescu’s ‘Unsalvageables,’ 30 Years Later," 10 Aug. 2020 Out-of-control children were dosed with adult tranquilizers, administered through unsterilized needles, while many who fell ill received transfusions of unscreened blood. Melissa Fay Greene, The Atlantic, "Can an Unloved Child Learn to Love?," 18 June 2020 His bet was that a grass-roots campaign could lift him: dozens of town hall events, unscreened audience questions, direct contact with voters. New York Times, "Michael Bennet Drops Out of the 2020 Presidential Race," 11 Feb. 2020 Szabo helped him retrieve the phone and then bypass security and board the flight with the unscreened phone. Robert Higgs, cleveland, "Cleveland Hopkins International Airport security issues, relationship with TSA both improving, director says," 31 Oct. 2019 Szabo helped him retrieve the phone and then bypass security and board the flight with the unscreened phone. Robert Higgs, cleveland, "Cleveland Hopkins International Airport security issues, relationship with TSA both improving, director says," 31 Oct. 2019 Letters arrive from all over the world — in Tagalog, French, German and Chinese (foreign-language letters are forwarded unscreened). Erika Mailman, Washington Post, "‘You can do this!’ Breast cancer support campaign shows power of handwritten letters," 29 Oct. 2019 Szabo helped him retrieve the phone and then bypass security and board the flight with the unscreened phone. Robert Higgs, cleveland, "Cleveland Hopkins International Airport security issues, relationship with TSA both improving, director says," 31 Oct. 2019 Szabo helped him retrieve the phone and then bypass security and board the flight with the unscreened phone. Robert Higgs, cleveland, "Cleveland Hopkins International Airport security issues, relationship with TSA both improving, director says," 31 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of unscreened

1648, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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13 Aug 2020

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“Unscreened.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unscreened. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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