What does unused mean?

Definitions for unused
ʌnˈyuzd for 1,2 ; ʌnˈyust for 3un·used

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fresh, unused(adj)

    not yet used or soiled

    "a fresh shirt"; "a fresh sheet of paper"; "an unused envelope"

  2. unused(adj)

    not yet put into use

    "we bought an unused car for a change"

  3. idle, unused(adj)

    not in active use

    "the machinery sat idle during the strike"; "idle hands"

  4. unused(adj)

    infrequently exposed to

    "feet unused to shoes"


  1. unused(Adjective)

    not used

    I have two unused vouchers for a free meal.

  2. unused(Adjective)

    not accustomed

    I am unused to the dark nights of the countryside.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unused(adj)

    not used; as, an unused book; an unused apartment

  2. Unused(adj)

    not habituated; unaccustomed

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unused

    un-ūzd′, adj. not used, not accustomed.—ns. Unū′sage (obs.); Unused′ness.—adj. Unuse′ful, useless.—adv. Unuse′fully.—n. Unuse′fulness.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unused in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unused in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of unused in a Sentence

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.

  2. Adama Kane:

    Everyone has a box of unused medicine in their cabinet, i started to think about [developing] a solution to save money.

  3. Scott Stringer:

    It is an insult to families who are desperate to access technology for their children to leave brand new computers and tablets unused in closets and storage facilities, if auditors can’t locate an average of 180 computers per DOE location, this may be just the tip of the iceberg.

  4. Rafia Zakaria:

    There are many reasons that Kamala Harris could not sustain Kamala Harris presidential run but one central obstacle is that Kamala Harris made Kamala Harris presidential bid in a country that is unused to seeing women who look like Kamala Harris in power -- let alone in the highest political office.

  5. Army Secretary John McHugh:

    Right now we're paying about $500 million a year, roughly, just to maintain empty infrastructure, unused infrastructure.

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  • غير مستعملArabic
  • unbenutzt, ungebrauchtGerman
  • neuzataEsperanto
  • دست‌نخورده, ناآشنا, نوPersian
  • inutiliséFrench
  • neîntrebuințat, neutilizat, nefolositRomanian
  • непривыкший, неиспользованный, неиспользуемыйRussian

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