What does unwritten mean?

Definitions for unwritten
ʌnˈrɪt nun·writ·ten

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwritten(adj)

    based on custom rather than documentation

    "an unwritten law"; "rites...so ancient that they well might have had their unwritten origins in Aurignacian times"- J.L.T.C.Spence

  2. oral, unwritten(adj)

    using speech rather than writing

    "an oral tradition"; "an oral agreement"

  3. ad-lib, spontaneous, unwritten(adj)

    said or done without having been planned or written in advance

    "he made a few ad-lib remarks"

Wiktionary

  1. unwritten(Adjective)

    Spoken or otherwise communicated other than in writing.

  2. unwritten(Adjective)

    Implicit or understood but not formally articulated.

    It's an unwritten law that you lock the gate when you leave the swimming pool.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unwritten(adj)

    not written; not reduced to writing; oral; as, unwritten agreements

  2. Unwritten(adj)

    containing no writing; blank; as, unwritten paper

Freebase

  1. Unwritten

    "Unwritten" is a song by English singer Natasha Bedingfield. Bedingfield, Danielle Brisebois, and Wayne Rodriguez wrote it for her debut album, Unwritten, and later served as the opening theme for the MTV reality series The Hills. The single was released as the album's third UK single and second US single. It reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming her first top-ten hit in the United States.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unwritten

    un-rit′n, adj. not written or reduced to writing, oral: containing no writing.—v.t. Unwrite′, to cancel what is written.—adj. Unwrīt′ing, not writing.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwritten in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwritten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of unwritten in a Sentence

  1. Nadine Gordimer:

    Perhaps the best definition of progress would be the continuing efforts of men and women to narrow the gap between the convenience of the powers that be and the unwritten charter.

  2. Ariana Kukors:

    I never thought I would share my story because, in so many ways, just surviving was enough, i was able to leave a horrible monster and build a life I could have never imagined for myself. But in time, I've realized that stories like my own are too important to go unwritten.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    The best chapter in your book of life is always the one that's not written yet. Start writing it right away, with your own words and not the ones that get dictated to you by others. You're the only one who can fill those unwritten pages with enthusiasm, passion and dedication. So, take charge of your book of life, and don't ever rely on others who would be least interested in making it either exciting or outstanding. You're the Creator and the Master of your Destiny!

  4. President Obama:

    There is no unwritten law that says that it can only be done on off-years. That’s not in the constitutional text.

  5. Ariana Kukors:

    I was able to leave a horrible monster and build a life I could have never imagined for myself. But in time, I've realized that stories like my own are too important to go unwritten.

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