un·​vac·​ci·​nat·​ed ˌən-ˈvak-sə-ˌnā-təd How to pronounce unvaccinated (audio)
: not having received a vaccine : not vaccinated
children unvaccinated for measles

Examples of unvaccinated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Through the use of state registries to maintain records, facilitate vaccine compliance, and identify at-risk unvaccinated students during disease outbreaks, school nurses were and are at the very heart of this progress in communicable disease prevention. TIME, 8 May 2024 To spread, experts say the virus needs a sufficiently large pool of unvaccinated children. Eduardo Cuevas, USA TODAY, 11 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for unvaccinated 

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Word History

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unvaccinated was in 1871

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“Unvaccinated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unvaccinated. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

Medical Definition


un·​vac·​ci·​nat·​ed -ˈvak-sə-ˌnāt-əd How to pronounce unvaccinated (audio)
: not vaccinated
unvaccinated children
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