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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spiritual world, spiritual domain, unseenadjective

    a belief that there is a realm controlled by a divine spirit

  2. unobserved, unseenadjective

    not observed


  1. unseenadjective

    Not seen or discovered.

  2. unseenadjective

    Unskilled; inexperienced.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unseenadjective

    A jest unseen, inscrutable, invisible,
    As a nose on a man’s face, or a weathercock on a steeple. Sh.

    Her father and myself
    Will so dispose ourselves, that seeing, unseen,
    We may of the encounter frankly judge. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.

    A painter became a physician; whereupon one said to him, you have done well; for before the faults of your work were seen, but now they are unseen. Francis Bacon.

    Here may I always on this downy grass,
    Unknown, unseen, my easy minutes pass. Wentworth Dillon.

    Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth
    Unseen, both when we wake, and when we sleep. John Milton.

    At his birth a star
    Unseen before in heaven, proclaims him come;
    And guides the eastern sages who enquire
    His place, to offer incense, myrrh, and gold. John Milton.

    He that on her his bold hand lays,
    With Cupid’s pointed arrows plays:
    They with a touch, they are so keen,
    Wound us unshot, and she unseen. Edmund Waller.

    The footsteps of the deity he treads,
    And secret moves along the crowded space,
    Unseen of all the rude Phæacian race. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.

    The weeds of heresy being grown into ripeness, do, even in the very cutting down, scatter oftentimes those seeds which for a while lie unseen and buried in the earth; but afterward freshly spring up again no less pernicious than at the first. Richard Hooker.

    On she came,
    Led by her heav’nly maker, though unseen
    And guided by his voice. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    He was not unseen in the affections of the court, but had not reputation enough to reform it. Edward Hyde.


  1. unseen

    Unseen refers to something that is not visible or not perceived by sight. It can also refer to something that is not yet observed, discovered, or experienced by someone.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unseenadjective

    not seen or discovered

  2. Unseenadjective

    unskilled; inexperienced


  1. Unseen

    The Unseen trilogy consists of three books authored by Nancy Holder and Jeff Mariotte. Tagline: "The first in a new crossover trilogy". Salma de la Navidad, a friend of Willow's, is having problems: her brother Nicky has disappeared and is believed to be joining a local Sunnydale gang called the Latin Cobras. Salma's also got a black shadowy nothingness that Buffy can sense but can barely fight. Meanwhile in LA, Angel is tied down by a case where his client is wrongfully accused of murder by crooked cops while Cordelia discovers a pack of pre-teens who revere vampires and have been promised eternal life by a vampire. Buffy's work takes her to LA along with Willow to the de la Navidad household where the same black shadow continues to attack Salma. When Salma suddenly disappears as does Kayley everyone knows that something is up. After an explosion of oil fields, caused by Nicky, in Sunnydale, Riley rushes to LA where himself, Buffy and Angel have to work together to solve the disappearances and to calm down the gang warfare going on in LA. The tension established between Angel and Riley in "The Yoko Factor" continues.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unseen

    un-sēn′, adj. not seen: invisible.—adj. Unsee′ing, not seeing, blind.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unseen in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unseen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of unseen in a Sentence

  1. Alexis karpouzos:

    Creatures of clay, vain dwellers in the dust, lonely, we roam like the cloud, the wind, the wave, and all we see is a shadow of things unseen, and time that comes to flee Is but the broken echo of a rhyme In heart's great epic of Eternity.

  2. Ellen Prager:

    By revealing the unseen, scientists are now identifying the true extent of the impacts of Climate Change and for The Great Lakes this could mean region disruptions to seasonal patterns, ecological shifts and changes as of yet unidentified, the unknown unknowns.

  3. Marcus Aurelius:

    The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing; the main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unseen attack.

  4. Sindiswa Matyobeni:

    With man it's not what you see that matters but rather the unseen... matters of the heart.

  5. Mimi Foster:

    I'm not allowing sight-unseen offers.

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