unseasoned

adjective

un·​sea·​soned ˌən-ˈsē-zᵊnd How to pronounce unseasoned (audio)
: not seasoned: such as
a
: not seasoned with added spices or savory ingredients
unseasoned food
b
: lacking age or seasoning : inexperienced
unseasoned performers
c
: not matured or developed by growth or passage of time : immature
unseasoned timber/lumber/wood

Examples of unseasoned in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cold-smoking technique keeps the unseasoned ground beef, formed into three-ounce balls, in their raw state, even after a 30-minute stay in the smoker oven. Tim Carman, Washington Post, 9 Jan. 2023 Can use unseasoned breadcrumbs if needed—just add additional seasoning to the mixture as desired. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 18 Oct. 2023 Some favorite combos: red wine and sherry vinegars; balsamic and red wine vinegars; white wine and unseasoned rice wine vinegars. Katie Workman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Sep. 2023 Consider white wine vinegar, red wine vinegar, sherry vinegar, balsamic vinegar, rice vinegar (unseasoned is best for dressings), black rice vinegar, Champagne vinegar and apple cider vinegar. Katie Workman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Sep. 2023 Photos of unseasoned chicken breast, poached eggs, celery sticks, baked beans and dry crackers abound. Lyric Li, Washington Post, 21 June 2023 Pressed tofu, which is sold unseasoned (plain) or flavored (labeled braised or baked), is available at some mainstream grocers, East Asian markets and tofu shops. Andrea Nguyen, New York Times, 7 Apr. 2023 Much of our day and evening at the campsite was spent doing campsite things—trying to get unseasoned wood purchased from a roadside vendor to light, swearing about noisy neighbors, and trying to cook cobs of corn over a campfire without turning them into little torches. Tim Stevens, Ars Technica, 11 Oct. 2022 Stock is primarily made from bones that have been simmered for a long time and is unseasoned. Aaron Hutcherson, Washington Post, 27 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1582, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unseasoned was in 1582

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“Unseasoned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unseasoned. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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