un·​think | \ ˌən-ˈthiŋk How to pronounce unthink (audio) \
unthought\ ˌən-​ˈthȯt How to pronounce unthink (audio) \; unthinking

Definition of unthink

transitive verb

: to put out of mind

Examples of unthink in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the end, Tillman’s story became less about unthinking, reflexive jingoism and more about the uncomfortable truth often lurking behind bumper-sticker slogans. Benjamin Hart, Daily Intelligencer, "Trump Using Pat Tillman to Shame NFL Protesters Is the Height of Ignorance," 25 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of unthink

circa 1600, in the meaning defined above

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“Unthink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unthink. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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