untold

adjective un·told \ ˌən-ˈtōld \
|Updated on: 9 Jul 2018

Definition of untold

1 a : not told or related
b : kept secret
2 : too great or numerous to count : incalculable, vast

Examples of untold in a Sentence

  1. His is a story yet untold.

  2. untold generations have lived and died in this ancient land

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First Known Use of untold

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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UNTOLD Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of untold for English Language Learners

  • : not told or made public

  • : too many to count or too much to measure


UNTOLD Defined for Kids

untold

adjective un·told \ ˌən-ˈtōld \

Definition of untold for Students

1 : not told or made public
  • untold secrets
2 : too great or too numerous to be counted : vast
  • untold resources


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