unsunned

adjective

un·​sunned
"+
1
a
: not exposed to sunlight
the unsunned northerly face of the cliff
b
: not affected or changed by the sun's light or heat
a creeping chilliness … probably caused by the unsunned morning airThomas Hardy
c
: not burned or tanned by the sun
the pale unsunned features of the city dweller
d
: unlighted by the sun
the unsunned landscape
2
: not conveyed or open to the public
the unsunned art treasures kept locked up in a private gallery

Word History

Etymology

un- entry 1 + sumned, past participle of sun

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“Unsunned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsunned. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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