un·​sent | \ ˌən-ˈsent How to pronounce unsent (audio) \

Definition of unsent

: not sent unsent letters unsent emails

Examples of unsent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Apple will notify all parties in a conversation that a message has been unsent. Chris Smith, BGR, 8 June 2022 Suleima writes to Naseem in diary entries and unsent letters, and to her late father, both men equally unreachable. Lydia Wilson, The New York Review of Books, 9 Mar. 2021 This letter writer penned her unsent note to a high school boyfriend who re-entered her life decades later. BostonGlobe.com, 30 Oct. 2019 Twitter feeds don’t load, email struggles to come through, and texts hang unsent. Christopher Schaberg, The Atlantic, 1 Dec. 2019 According to the Post, Syniverse said that regular maintenance is what caused the previously unsent messages to be delivered yesterday. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, 8 Nov. 2019 People who awoke to the previously unsent texts — some from former flames or, like in my case, from a recently deceased loved one — understandably had emotional responses. Jason Duaine Hahn, PEOPLE.com, 8 Nov. 2019 To make matters even more complicated, a number of the errant texts appear to be unsent texts from around Valentine’s Day. Amrita Khalid, Quartz, 7 Nov. 2019 This unsent letter, written by a 28-year-old, was composed on the Notes app of a mobile phone, and sent to us as screen shots. BostonGlobe.com, 16 Oct. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of unsent

1548, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jun 2022

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“Unsent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsent. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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