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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unreadyadjective

    not prepared or in a state of readiness; slow to understand or respond

    "she cursed her unready tongue"

Wiktionary

  1. unreadyadjective

    Not ready.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unreadyadjective

    The fairy knight
    Departed thence, albe his wounds wide,
    Not throughly heal’d, unready were to ride. Fairy Queen.

    How now, my lords? what all unready so? William Shakespeare.

    From a temperate inactivity, we are unready to put in execution the suggestions of reason; or by a content in every species of truth, we embrace the shadow thereof. Brown.

    Young men, in the conduct of actions, use extreme remedies at first, and, that which doubleth all errors, will not acknowledge or retract them; like an unready horse, that will neither stop nor turn. Francis Bacon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unreadyadjective

    not ready or prepared; not prompt; slow; awkward; clumsy

  2. Unreadyadjective

    not dressed; undressed

  3. Unreadyverb

    to undress

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unready

    un-red′i, adj. not ready or prepared: slow: awkward: (Shak.) not dressed.—adv. Unread′ily.—n. Unread′iness.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Unready

    See “Ethelred the Unready.”

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unready in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unready in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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