unselected

adjective

un·​se·​lect·​ed ˌən-sə-ˈlek-təd How to pronounce unselected (audio)
: not selected
will be held at a still unselected location
also : chosen at random
unselected samples

Examples of unselected in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That was enough to doom Portrait of a Lady on Fire, but the past few years have been kinder to unselected international features: Penélope Cruz still got in for Parallel Mothers and RRR even won a trophy. Vulture, 20 Oct. 2023 Johnson signed with Minnesota Vikings shortly after going unselected in the 2023 NFL Draft. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, 13 Aug. 2023 After going unselected in the 2023 NFL Draft, Bright signed with the Seahawks on May 12. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, 4 Aug. 2023 This could lead to drastic market implications, including the potential devaluation of the unselected bitcoin variant The bitcoin whitepaper emphasizes the trust required in third parties for transaction verification. Jonathan Buck, Forbes, 16 July 2023 After going unselected in Thursday night’s draft, Flagler agreed to a deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Sportsday Staff, Dallas News, 23 June 2023 Kentucky quarterback Will Levis went unselected in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday, a bizarre fall for a player projected as a Top 10 pick throughout most of the process. Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, 28 Apr. 2023 So Robinson went unselected in June. Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel, 20 Nov. 2022 Forwards Gueye and Bingham Jr. are both rookies who went unselected in the 2022 NBA draft. Dallas News, 21 Sep. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unselected was circa 1891

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“Unselected.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unselected. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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