un·​sunned | \ "+ \

Definition of unsunned

1a : 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 air— Thomas 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

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History and Etymology for unsunned

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 30 May. 2020.

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