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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unanswered, unreciprocated, unrequitedadjective

    not returned in kind

    "unrequited (unanswered) love"


  1. unansweredadjective

    That has not been answered.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unansweredadjective

    Unanswer’d lest thou boast. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    Must I tamely bear
    This arrogance unanswer’d! Thou’rt a traitor. Addison.

    All these reasons, they say, have been brought, and were hitherto never answer’d; besides a number of merriments and jests unanswer’d likewise. Richard Hooker.

    Quench, Corydon, thy long unanswer’d fire;
    Mind what the common wants of life require. Dryden.


  1. unanswered

    Unanswered generally refers to something, especially a question or a problem, that has not been responded to, addressed or solved yet.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unansweredadjective

    not answered; not replied; as, an unanswered letter

  2. Unansweredadjective

    not refuted; as, an unanswered argument

  3. Unansweredadjective

    not responded to in kind; unrequited; as, unanswered affection

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unanswered in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unanswered in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of unanswered in a Sentence

  1. Queen Elizabeth second son:

    I continue to unequivocally regret my ill-judged association with Jeffrey Epstein, his suicide has left many unanswered questions, particularly for his victims, and I deeply sympathize with everyone who has been affected and wants some form of closure.

  2. Lee Raby:

    There were two unanswered questions: The first is, ‘Does the quality of care that one receives in early life affect childhood, but does it also have long-term predictive effects for functioning into adulthood?’.

  3. Gloria Williams:

    There are lots of questions left unanswered.

  4. Mike Doyle:

    The central questions of the city’s two-year, million-dollar cover-up of the killings of Rhogena Nicholas and Dennis Tuttle remain unanswered: What happened, before and after the HPD murderous raid? the Nicholas family and public still need answers from the mayor and the police chief.

  5. John Boehner:

    It would be naïve to suggest the Iranian regime will not continue to use its nuclear program, and any economic relief, to further destabilize the region, in the weeks ahead, Republicans and Democrats in Congress will continue to press The Obama administration on the details of these parameters and the tough questions that remain unanswered. We will stand strong on behalf of the American people and everyone in the Middle East who values freedom, security, and peace.

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