un·​solved ˌən-ˈsälvd How to pronounce unsolved (audio)
: not explained, corrected, or dealt with : not solved
an unsolved problem
unsolved math equations

Examples of unsolved in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Delphi double murder suspect confessed multiple times: Prosecutors For more than five years, the case remained unsolved, haunting Delphi residents. Emily Shapiro, ABC News, 7 May 2024 The first season examined the unsolved 1982 disappearance of Durst's first wife, Kathleen McCormack; the killing of his best friend, Susan Berman, who was shot in her Los Angeles home in 2000; and the death in 2001 of his Texas neighbor Morris Black, found dismembered in Galveston Bay. Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, 22 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for unsolved 

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Word History

First Known Use

1665, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unsolved was in 1665

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“Unsolved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsolved. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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