un·​sup·​port·​ed ˌən-sə-ˈpȯr-təd How to pronounce unsupported (audio)
: not supported: such as
: not verified or substantiated
an unsupported accusation
an opinion unsupported by evidence
: lacking or appearing to lack structural support
unsupported panels

Examples of unsupported in a Sentence

an unsupported claim that the structure was built by Vikings
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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unsupported was in the 15th century

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“Unsupported.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsupported. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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