un·​ten·​ant·​ed ˌən-ˈte-nən-təd How to pronounce untenanted (audio)
: not leased to or occupied by a tenant : not tenanted
untenanted property

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The boundaries of private property become a little porous, with authorized and unauthorized hunting on untenanted land, curious house-peeping and bushwhacking, and the unabashed use of summer residents’ undrained pools. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper’s Magazine , 17 Aug. 2022 The white apartments were clean as picked bone and appeared to be untenanted—there were no cars. Kevin Barry, Harper's magazine, 28 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1677, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of untenanted was in 1677

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Cite this Entry

“Untenanted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untenanted. Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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