unsupervised

adjective

un·​su·​per·​vised ˌən-ˈsü-pər-ˌvīzd How to pronounce unsupervised (audio)
: not watched or overseen by someone in authority : not supervised
unsupervised teenagers
an unsupervised visit

Examples of unsupervised in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to earlier filings in the case, Baldwin was offered the same terms as were extended to Dave Halls, the first assistant director who received unsupervised probation, and no jail time, after pleading to negligent handling of a deadly weapon. Gene Maddaus, Variety, 8 Apr. 2024 When compared to the ground-truth data as well as competing deep-learning and unsupervised models, the team found their model had high accuracy and outperformed the non-time-sensitive models, which make mistakes like incorrectly identifying a rice paddy as a flooded area. IEEE Spectrum, 7 Dec. 2023 Sarah was charged with domestic assault and malicious punishment and sentenced to 90 days in jail (though her term was stayed), community service and one year of unsupervised probation. Jessica Sager, Peoplemag, 26 Mar. 2024 Halls last year pleaded no contest to negligent handling of a firearm and completed a sentence of six months of unsupervised probation. Morgan Lee, USA TODAY, 15 Mar. 2024 Instead, he was given six months of unsupervised probation, a $500 fine, 24 hours of community service, and an order to take a firearm safety class. Gene Maddaus, Variety, 15 Mar. 2024 Most of these same parents had enjoyed joyous and unsupervised outdoor play by the age of 7 or 8. Jonathan Haidt, The Atlantic, 13 Mar. 2024 Fights among unsupervised residents left several children injured. The Indianapolis Star, 5 Mar. 2024 Ensuring The Future Of Safe Autonomous Driving The automotive industry is rapidly approaching Level 3 automation, which offers unsupervised driving in certain situations. Leaf Jiang, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unsupervised was in 1899

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“Unsupervised.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsupervised. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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