unsounded

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adjective (1)

un·​sound·​ed ˌən-ˈsau̇n-dəd How to pronounce unsounded (audio)
: not pronounced or spoken : not sounded
unsounded words

unsounded

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adjective (2)

: not fathomed or probed
unsounded depths

Word History

First Known Use

Adjective (1)

1530, in the meaning defined above

Adjective (2)

circa 1616, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unsounded was in 1530

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Cite this Entry

“Unsounded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsounded. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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