unsight

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

Definition of unsight

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to prevent from seeing

unsight

adjective

Definition of unsight (Entry 2 of 2)

: not sighted or examined

Examples of unsight in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb 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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First Known Use of unsight

Verb

1615, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

circa 1622, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Unsight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsight. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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