un·​syn·​chro·​nized ˌən-ˈsiŋ-krə-ˌnīzd How to pronounce unsynchronized (audio)
: not operating or happening at the same time : not synchronized
unsynchronized clocks
unsynchronized movements

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Viewers will find most of the scare tactics familiar, from unsynchronized shadows and mirror images to the standard, ear-buffeting volume stings. cleveland, 19 June 2020 Stadium traffic control seems designed to clear the parking lots as soon as possible, shifting bottlenecks onto roads like Avalon Boulevard with its unsynchronized traffic signals unnecessarily impeding stop-and-go bumper-to-bumper traffic. Nick Green, Orange County Register, 15 Mar. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unsynchronized was in 1899

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Cite this Entry

“Unsynchronized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsynchronized. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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