unventilated

adjective
un·​ven·​ti·​lat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈven-tə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce unventilated (audio) \

Definition of unventilated

: not ventilated a stuffy, unventilated office

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The work put them at risk for exposure to illness that might come from doing dusty, repetitive work in small, unventilated tenement spaces. Angela Serratore, Smithsonian, "Keeping Feathers Off Hats–And On Birds," 15 May 2018 Something as ordinary as flipping a light switch or plugging in a phone charger can ignite the heavy gas, which quickly fills an unventilated room. Noelle Crombie, OregonLive.com, "Big profits and marijuana surplus fuel illegal butane hash oil labs," 26 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of unventilated

1712, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unventilated was in 1712

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