What does untried mean?

Definitions for untriedʌnˈtraɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word untried.

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Untried

    un-trīd′, adj. not tried, not yet experienced, not yet having passed trial: unnoticed.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of untried in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of untried in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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. 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.

  5. Mike Sebalu:

    It appears as if our message that Uganda should maintain its path of steady progress for all, and not risk an untried and untested opposition, has resonated with the majority of Ugandan voters.

Images & Illustrations of untried

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