unvisited

adjective

un·​vis·​it·​ed ˌən-ˈvi-zə-təd How to pronounce unvisited (audio)
-ˈviz-təd
: not visited
a remote, unvisited location
… that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.George Eliot
… felt the utter impossibility, from her knowledge of his mind, that he could be unvisited by remembrance …Jane Austen

Examples of unvisited in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This experience of being reacquainted with the unvisited passions of a younger self is itself an exercise in the creation of doubles. Aatish Taseer, New York Times, 12 Feb. 2024 The unvisited tombs! Riza Cruz, ELLE, 11 Oct. 2022 Gravestones went unvisited, ashes unscattered. Michael Schulma, The New Yorker, 16 Aug. 2021 American history is littered with unmarked, unvisited graves, alongside its more spectacular moments of violence. Sarah Jaffe, The New Republic, 23 Sep. 2022 Morant is the lofty, dynamic centerpiece to Memphis’s makeover, a guard who skies in the air and executes in a manner arguably unvisited since the ascendant takeoffs of Vince Carter and Michael Jordan. New York Times, 15 Apr. 2022 Although Stafford’s grave still receives a few visitors each year on National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Dec. 7, many of these graves go unvisited and unremembered. San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Dec. 2021 The office was a time capsule, unvisited — by me, at least — since March 9, 2020. John Kelly, Washington Post, 10 Oct. 2021 With the Napoleonic Wars over and no serious military threats remaining, England was able to spend several decades reaching the last unvisited locations on the globe. David James, Anchorage Daily News, 11 Sep. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1548, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unvisited was in 1548

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“Unvisited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unvisited. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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