un·​worn | \ ˌən-ˈwȯrn How to pronounce unworn (audio) \

Definition of unworn

1a : not impaired by use : not worn away
b : not worn : new
2 : not jaded : fresh, original

Examples of unworn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Homes were abandoned, chairs left empty and clothes unworn, even the buttons of a shirt were lost. Alan Taylor, The Atlantic, 21 Apr. 2021 The presale specialists then divided that figure by two, as only half of the watches are reportedly unworn. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 26 May 2021 Monks donated fabric from unworn robes, and the volunteers used the temple as a distribution center, said Mathavongsy of the Bay Area Lao Assn. Los Angeles Times, 24 May 2021 StockX deals only in deadstock—that is, shoes that are unworn, in new condition, and authentic. Marc Bain, Quartz, 14 May 2021 And the suitcases and the unworn suit all feed into the theme of solitude and abandonment (though, spoiler alert, one element delightfully falls victim to an axe). Kate Mcgregor, ELLE Decor, 18 Mar. 2021 Fresh, unworn pairs of running shoes, unwieldy snow boots. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper's Magazine, 15 Sep. 2020 The same month, Hayes and Namie gave away Alex’s now too-small baby clothing, much of it unworn. Stephanie Clifford, The Atlantic, 20 Aug. 2020 Zappos: Customers may return unworn items for a full refund within a year of purchase. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 20 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of unworn

circa 1586, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Unworn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unworn. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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