un·​versed ˌən-ˈvərst How to pronounce unversed (audio)
: lacking knowledge of or proficiency in something : not versed
He came to you innocent, unversed in the ways of the world …P. G. Wodehouse
… students at the most prestigious universities in the world are nonetheless remarkably unversed in the great books of Western civilization.David Brock

Examples of unversed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the unversed, fuel cells are a combustion-free way to generate electricity. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 6 May 2024 For the unversed, padel is a mix of tennis and squash that is rapidly growing in popularity worldwide. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 9 Apr. 2024 For the unversed, Michel Parmigiani created a table clock featuring the Islamic lunar calendar (the Hijri) in 2011 before releasing wristwatch equivalents in 2020 and 2023, respectively. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 13 Mar. 2024 For the unversed, wakeboats are designed specifically for wakeboarding and wakesurfing. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 22 Feb. 2024 For the unversed, Roblox is an online game platform that allows users to create games or play games built by others. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 31 Dec. 2023 For the unversed, the 2024 coupé will be the last Bentley to be equipped with the marque’s flagship W-12 engine and will be limited to only 18 examples. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 11 Dec. 2023 For the unversed, this design was the first in the popular Hermès series to be made specifically for gents. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 1 Dec. 2023 For the unversed, the M10 Monochrom can capture ultra-sharp black-and-white photos at a bonkers resolution of 40 megapixels. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 9 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1675, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unversed was in 1675

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“Unversed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unversed. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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