un·​smoothed ˌən-ˈsmüt͟hd How to pronounce unsmoothed (audio)
: not made smooth, level, or even on the surface : not smoothed
unsmoothed bedsheets

Examples of unsmoothed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It was left unfinished, with rough, unsmoothed chisel marks skirting its lower third. Lauren Keith, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 Nov. 2020 In the midst of Thursday’s sharp price falls, traders rediscovered the value of caution, and puts became popular again, with the unsmoothed ratio returning to its long-run average. James MacKintosh, WSJ, 6 Sep. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1614, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unsmoothed was in 1614

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“Unsmoothed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsmoothed. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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