What does unimproved mean?

Definitions for unimprovedˌʌn ɪmˈpruvd

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unimproved(adj)

    not made more desirable or valuable or profitable; especially not made ready for use or marketing

    "taxes on unimproved land are low"; "unimproved dirt roads"

  2. unimproved(adj)

    (of land) not cleared of trees and brush; in the wild or natural state

    "a farm with 50 acres of unimproved and 68 acres of improved land"; "unimproved woodlands"


  1. unimproved(Adjective)

    Not improved

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unimproved(adj)

    not improved; not made better or wiser; not advanced in knowledge, manners, or excellence

  2. Unimproved(adj)

    not used; not employed; especially, not used or employed for a valuable purpose; as, unimproved opportunities; unimproved blessings

  3. Unimproved(adj)

    not tilled, cultivated, or built upon; yielding no revenue; as, unimproved land or soil

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unimproved

    un-im-prōōvd′, adj. not improved, made better, or cultivated, cleared, or built upon: not used, unemployed, inactive.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unimproved in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unimproved in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aldous Huxley:

    We are living now, not in the delicious intoxication induced by the early successes of science, but in a rather grisly morning-after, when it has become apparent that what triumphant science has done hitherto is to improve the means for achieving unimproved or actually deteriorated ends.

  2. John Kenneth Galbraith, The Affluent Society (1958):

    People are the common denominator of progress. So... no improvement is possible with unimproved people, and advance is certain when people are liberated and educated. It would be wrong to dismiss the importance of roads, railroads, power plants, mills, and the other familiar furniture of economic development.... But we are coming to realize... that there is a certain sterility in economic monuments that stand alone in a sea of illiteracy. Conquest of illiteracy comes first.

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