Definitions for untriedʌnˈtraɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unseasoned, untested, untried, young(adj)

    not tried or tested by experience

    "unseasoned artillery volunteers"; "still untested in battle"; "an illustrator untried in mural painting"; "a young hand at plowing"

  2. untested, untried(adj)

    not yet proved or subjected to testing

    "an untested drug"; "untested theory"; "an untried procedure"


  1. untried(Adjective)

    Not yet tried or tested; unknown.

  2. Origin: From un- + try + -ed.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jim Goodwin:

    The impossible is often the untried.

  2. Abraham Lincoln:

    What is conservativism? Is it not the aherence to the old and tried against the new and untried?

  3. Gilbert Keith Chesterton:

    The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried.

  4. G.K. Chesterton:

    The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried.

  5. Eric Hoffer:

    We are more ready to try the untried when what we do is inconsequential. Hence the fact that many inventions had their birth as toys.


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