unset

adjective
un·​set | \ ˌən-ˈset How to pronounce unset (audio) \

Definition of unset

: not set: such as
a : not fixed in a setting : unmounted unset diamonds
b : not firmed or solidified unset concrete

Examples of unset in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As with a fractured bone that has gone unset, the body has limped forward, but each step is ragged and halting, doing further damage to the untreated injury. Grace Segers, The New Republic, 5 Jan. 2022 Bob’s Burgers Moved from July 17, 2020, to April 9, 2021, but now date is unset. Vulture Editors, Vulture, 9 Apr. 2021 Bob’s Burgers Moved from July 17, 2020, to April 9, 2021, but now date is unset. Vulture Editors, Vulture, 9 Apr. 2021 Bob’s Burgers Moved from July 17, 2020, to April 9, 2021, but now date is unset. Vulture Editors, Vulture, 9 Apr. 2021 Bob’s Burgers Moved from July 17, 2020, to April 9, 2021, but now date is unset. Vulture Editors, Vulture, 9 Apr. 2021 Bob’s Burgers Moved from July 17, 2020, to April 9, 2021, but now date is unset. Vulture Editors, Vulture, 9 Apr. 2021 Bob’s Burgers Moved from July 17, 2020, to April 9, 2021, but now date is unset. Vulture Editors, Vulture, 9 Apr. 2021 Bob’s Burgers Moved from July 17, 2020, to April 9, 2021, but now date is unset. Vulture Editors, Vulture, 9 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unset

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unset.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unset. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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