Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Beyond what could be imagined; unimaginable. Often used with of: undreamed luxuries; a peaceful settlement undreamed of a generation ago.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Alternative spelling of undreamt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not dreamed, or dreamed of; not th�ught of; not imagined; -- often followed by of.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not dreamed; not thought of; not imagined: often followed by of.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not imagined even in a dream

Etymologies

un- + dreamed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The oil explorers began to fan out over the globe, finding it in undreamed of quantities.

    The Industry Everybody Takes for Granted

  • Not only have we found that the arable belt is very much larger than had been thought -- but that the forests and rocks contain undreamed of wealth.

    Canada's Century If …

  • Although, as I said before, I know only a few insects, I at once had the impression of something undreamed-of, something extremely bizarre — the impression, let us say, of an insect from the moon.

    A Different Stripe:

  • His antic use of this never-failing formula got him briefly disowned by his American publisher and was claimed by Ballard as “pornographic science fiction,” but if you can read “The Assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy Considered As a Downhill Motor Race” or “Why I Want to Fuck Ronald Reagan” in search of sexual gratification, you must be jaded by disorders undreamed-of by this reviewer.

    The Catastrophist

  • This week, Indiana Jim explores the second of the two Schwarzenegger Conan movies, Conan the Destroyer as part of our Summer of SciFi. conan_the_destroyerBetween the years when the oceans drank Atlantis, and the rise of the Sons of Arius, there was an age undreamed of; when shining kingdoms lay spread across the world.

    Cinema Viewfinder: DVD Review: Green Lantern: First Flight « Monster Scifi Show Blog

  • Koontz follows Odd as he is irresistibly drawn onward to a destiny he cannot imagine and to undreamed of places where the perils he will face and the stakes for which he fights will eclipse all that he has known.

    Odd Hours by Dean Koontz: Book summary

  • One respected judge, Richard Posner, described Barak's tenure on the Israeli Supreme Court as "creating a degree of judicial power undreamed of even by our most aggressive Supreme Court justices."

    TRANSCRIPT: The Elena Kagan Hearings - Day 1

  • One respected judge, Richard Posner, described Barak's tenure on the Israeli Supreme Court as 'creating a degree of judicial power undreamed of even by our most aggressive Supreme Court justices.'

    Excerpts from remarks by Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ)

  • If anything, the recent economic meltdown and recession have made the injustice of poverty even more profound, especially in a society where the top percentile enjoys undreamed of prosperity.

    Dr. King's Economic Dream Deferred

  • As writer Craig Hamilton says, "Indeed, rescue crews, sports teams, dance troupes and music ensembles have for years been reporting remarkable experiences of team synergy or group flow that have lifted them up to undreamed-of heights of coordination and effectiveness."

    Dr. Larry Dossey: Is Technology Proof of Universal Consciousness?

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