un·​tent·​ed ˌən-ˈten-təd How to pronounce untented (audio)
: not probed or dressed
the untented woundings of a father's curseWilliam Shakespeare

Examples of untented in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Stanford’s Jackson replies that the tenting was done only in large kitchens to aid in measuring the rate of gas release, and the team’s health risk assessments were based on measurements in open, untented kitchens. Claudia Wallis, Scientific American, 3 Oct. 2022

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Word History


un- entry 1 + obsolete English tented, past participle of tent to probe

First Known Use

1606, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of untented was in 1606

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“Untented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untented. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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