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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Rue de la Huchette, in the Latin Quarter, which in the 1920s and ’30s is unvisited by tourists. Thomas Swick, WSJ, 6 Aug. 2021 Two terrific shows that languish in darkened galleries at the Museum of Modern Art should not pass uncelebrated—or unvisited, to the extent that MOMA’s Web site ameliorates the lockdown. Peter Schjeldahl, The New Yorker, 11 May 2020 In this end game of our long exploration of our planet, the remaining unvisited destinations required the invention of new modes of transport. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, 18 Oct. 2018 See More

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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 7 Feb. 2023.

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