un·​trod·​den | \ ˌən-ˈträ-dᵊn How to pronounce untrodden (audio) \
variants: or less commonly untrod \ ˌən-​ˈträd How to pronounce untrodden (audio) \

Definition of untrodden

: not trod : untraversed

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Examples of untrodden in a Sentence

the fields in the valley are newly carpeted in an expanse of untrodden snow
Recent Examples on the Web Pilot Pete’s horde of romantic hopefuls are seemingly younger than ever, including many card-carrying members of Gen Z — previously untrodden territory for the ABC franchise. Anabel Pasarow, refinery29.com, "The Bachelor(ette) To Influencer Pipeline: A Timeline Of Social Media Shilling From Everyone’s Favourite Reality Franchise," 10 Mar. 2020 However, were Facebook to pose an existential threat, they may be compelled to walk an untrodden path. Washington Post, "Facebook’s Libra May Spark a Currency War," 20 Sep. 2019 The fertile Timok River is to thank for the valley’s rising wine scene, which is largely untrodden. Michaela Trimble, GQ, "Skip the Crowds and Book a Trip to These Chill European Cities Instead," 22 Jan. 2018 Anthony Bourdain is known for his hold-nothing-back approach to life and for visiting locations that are dangerous and often largely untrodden by Americans (hence the name of his CNN show, Parts Unknown). Condé Nast Traveler, "Anthony Bourdain Has Been Blacklisted by Azerbaijan After Visiting Disputed Territory," 26 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of untrodden

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Untrodden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untrodden. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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