untouched

play
adjective un·touched \ˌən-ˈtəcht\

Definition of untouched

  1. 1 :  not subjected to touching :  not handled

  2. 2 :  not described or dealt with

  3. 3a :  not tastedb :  being in the first or a primeval state or condition an untouched wilderness

  4. 4 :  not influenced :  unaffected

Examples of untouched in a Sentence

  1. The piano was untouched for years.

  2. The original agreement remains untouched.

  3. He left his food untouched.

  4. The artist's biographer left a few important events of his life untouched.

Recent Examples of untouched from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'untouched'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of untouched

14th century


UNTOUCHED Defined for English Language Learners

untouched

play
adjective

Definition of untouched for English Language Learners

  • : not handled or used

  • : not changed : still in the original state or condition

  • : not eaten or drunk : not tasted


UNTOUCHED Defined for Kids

untouched

play
adjective un·touched \ˌən-ˈtəcht\

Definition of untouched for Students

  1. 1 :  not tasted Her dinner sat on the tray untouched.

  2. 2 :  not affected I was untouched by the turmoil.


Learn More about untouched


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up untouched? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

the weight of a container

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Emoji Quiz

  • emoji-the-quiz
  • What phase of the moon is this: 🌖 ?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!