untwisted

adjective

un·​twist·​ed ˌən-ˈtwi-stəd How to pronounce untwisted (audio)
: not twisted

Examples of untwisted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And researchers note that twisted graphene’s superconductivity could still be exotic even if untwisted graphene’s isn’t. Quanta Magazine, 14 June 2021 Tight at first, a little funky when the screw cap is untwisted, this wine soon revels in its freedom and reveals juicy blackberry, boysenberry, cherry and raspberry flavors. Dave McIntyre, Washington Post, 12 May 2022 The singer and former Nickelodeon kid heads up a tepid romantic thriller that leaves no subplot untwisted. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 12 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1575, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of untwisted was in 1575

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“Untwisted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untwisted. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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