American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Not read, studied, or perused: a book that is yet unread.
- adj. Having read little; lacking in knowledge acquired by reading.
- adj. Not versed in a specified subject: unread in anthropology.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Bad advice or counsel.
- Not read; not perused.
- Untaught; not learned in books.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not read or perused.
- adj. Not versed in literature; illiterate.
- adj. not informed through reading
- un- + read (Wiktionary)
“| News | Telegraph: The average Briton spends more than �4,000 on books during his or her lifetime but nearly half of them remain unread, a new study claims.”
“BTW, I very much enjoy your blog, and it has inspired me lately to go out and have the librarians dig up "Connections" from the vaults of the Buffalo, NY library, whence it had lain unread for quite some time, as there was not even a barcode for checking it out.”
“Now that I have a mortgage and a child and bills to pay, and little spare time and a blog, the few magazines that I still subscribe to remain unread for months at a time.”
“I am persuasively convinced by the Endsleigh Hotelier that Gilead by Marilynne Robinson should not remain unread on my shelves any longer so that's in the mix.”
“How better to ensure that Faulkner and Melville remain unread by the young than to invoke their names in praise of some new bore every week?”
“He stared at her for a moment, his expression unreadable.”
“Shakespeare will remain unread, except by a very few people.”
“Do you have any long-term unread books on your shelves - and will you continue to keep them indefinitely?”
“I told Henry about this, and we laughed at the idea of unread newspapers plotting to take over my hotel.”
“The posts I read are the ones that offer ideas that give pause and consideration, and actually forward the diaglogue, others like the aformentioned, will remain unread. —”
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