unseen

adjective
un·​seen | \ˌən-ˈsēn \

Definition of unseen 

1 : not seen or perceived

2 : sight sense 1 an unseen translation

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More than once, Jack points to a culture of indifference that allows murder to go unseen and screams for help to go unheard. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, "'The House That Jack Built': Film Review | Cannes 2018," 15 May 2018 Their unseen baby is an appendage, practically a bother. David Coddon, sandiegouniontribune.com, "'How the Other Half Loves' ingenious and fab at North Coast Rep," 15 Apr. 2018 That happened last year, when two previously unseen babies were spotted in Cape Cod Bay. Washington Post, "‘Truly alarming’: No babies for endangered right whales," 28 Mar. 2018 That happened last year, when two previously unseen babies were spotted in Cape Cod Bay. CBS News, "Endangered right whales, on brink of extinction, could be facing "beginning of the end"," 27 Mar. 2018 That happened last year, when two previously unseen babies were spotted in Cape Cod Bay. Russ Bynum, chicagotribune.com, "'Beginning of the end?' No new babies for endangered whales," 26 Mar. 2018 That happened last year, when two previously unseen babies were spotted in Cape Cod Bay. Russ Bynum, Fox News, "'Beginning of the end?' No new babies for endangered whales," 26 Mar. 2018 Those unseen and improper affiliations may be rampant. Susan Scutti, Newsweek, "The Sunshine Act Will Publicize Big Pharma’s Undue Influence on Doctors," 22 May 2014 But just looking around the scene, there are plenty of places where a gunman could hide and escape unseen. CBS News, "After father's mysterious slaying at campsite, stories emerge of past shooting incidents," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of unseen

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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unseen

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unseen

: not seen or able to be seen

unseen

adjective
un·​seen | \ˌən-ˈsēn \

Kids Definition of unseen

: not seen : invisible We heard the siren from an unseen fire engine.

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