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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unpreparedadjective

    without preparation; not prepared for

    "unprepared remarks"; "the shock was unprepared"; "our treaty makers approached their immensely difficult problems unprepared"- R.E.Danielson

Wiktionary

  1. unpreparedadjective

    Not prepared; caught by surprise.

    The castle was unprepared for the assault.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unpreparedadjective

    Unpractis’d, unprepar’d, and still to seek. John Milton.

    To come unprepar’d before him, is an argument that we do not esteem God. Brian Duppa, Rules for Devotion.

    Fields are full of eyes, and woods have ears;
    For this the wise are ever on their guard,
    For, unforeseen, they say, is unprepar’d. Dryden.

    I would not kill thy unprepared spirit;
    No; heavens forefend. William Shakespeare, Othello.

    My unprepar’d, and unrepenting breath,
    Was snatch’d away by the swift hand of death. Wentworth Dillon.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unprepared

    un-prē-pārd′, adj. without preparation, done without such.—n. Unpreparā′tion, unpreparedness.—adv. Unprepār′edly.—n. Unprepār′edness.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unprepared in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unprepared in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of unprepared in a Sentence

  1. President Donald Trump:

    Many of the states were totally unprepared for this, so we had to go into the federal stockpile, we're not an ordering clerk. They have to have for themselves.

  2. Kay Granger:

    While many questions remain, it is clear that the failure was not due to a lack of intelligence, but rather a failure to properly act on this intelligence. This is unacceptable and left our law enforcement men and women on the ground unprepared for the danger they would face. These heroes not only deserve our gratitude for successfully keeping Members and staff safe, they deserve answers and a commitment to do better.

  3. The South Carolina senator:

    Mr. Trump has no idea what he's talking about. I don't care what the polls say. I know what's going on in Iraq and Syria. The whole place is falling apart, he's the most unprepared person in the entire field to be commander in chief and over time I think that will matter. Americans better wake up.

  4. Sir Winston Churchill:

    To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds them unprepared or unqualified for that which could have been their finest hour.

  5. Jim Sells:

    That attitude is what left me totally unprepared for Covid.

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