un·​shared ˌən-ˈsherd How to pronounce unshared (audio)
: not shared
unshared profits
an unshared achievement
unshared feelings

Examples of unshared in a Sentence

with her older sister off to college, she was thrilled to have an unshared bedroom for the first time in her life
Recent Examples on the Web Still Grammy-less for an unshared award of her own after all these years, and after 11 nominations. Chris Willman, Variety, 5 Feb. 2024 This stretch saw the Wolverines replace Ohio State as the Big Ten's dominant team, sending the rival into a tailspin of self-reflection, and become the first historic Big Ten program other than the Buckeyes to win an unshared national championship since Minnesota in 1960. Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY, 24 Jan. 2024 And then, with a chance to clinch the program’s first unshared league title in decades, Acalanes blew a double-digit fourth-quarter lead to rival Campolindo. Joseph Dycus, The Mercury News, 2 Jan. 2024 Myerberg: Michigan — The stars have aligned for Michigan to take the next step after successive playoff berths and win the program’s first unshared national title since 1948. USA TODAY, 31 Aug. 2023 Going back to the very start of college football, the only other program to win three unshared and undisputed national championships in a row was Yale from 1886-88. Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY, 11 Apr. 2023 Van Kerkhove says China could have more unshared information about things like the wild and farmed animal trade, the testing of humans and animals in Wuhan and across China, the operations of labs in Wuhan that worked with coronaviruses, and the first cases. Jen Christensen, CNN, 6 Apr. 2023 Stories that might have been told — or perspectives that might have been shared — stay untold and unshared. Taylor Lorenz, Washington Post, 14 Feb. 2023 McClintock earned the Nobel Prize in 1983, the first (and, so far, only) woman to win an unshared prize in Physiology or Medicine. Jennifer Doudna, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1640, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unshared was in 1640

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“Unshared.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unshared. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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