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un·​sight ˌən-ˈsīt How to pronounce unsight (audio)
unsighted; unsighting; unsights

transitive verb

: to prevent from seeing


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: not sighted or examined

Examples of unsight in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web
Philippe Coutinho was able to find the far corner of Weidenfeller's net with a trademark long-range effort, smarly using Hummels as a shield to leave Borussia Dortmund's goalkeeper unsighted before nestling the ball into the net. SI.com, 5 Nov. 2019 Domagoj Vida got his head on a corner and his looping touch left the defense, and goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev, unsighted, bouncing into the net. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, 7 July 2018

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Word History

First Known Use


1615, in the meaning defined above


circa 1622, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unsight was in 1615

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“Unsight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsight. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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