American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Not in use or put to use.
- adj. Never having been used.
- adj. Not accustomed: unused to city traffic.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not put to use; not employed; not applied; disused. That has never been used.
- Not accustomed; not habituated: as, hands unused to labor; hearts unused to deceit.
- Unusual; unwonted.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not used.
- adj. Not habituated; unaccustomed.
- adj. infrequently exposed to
- adj. not in active use
- adj. not yet put into use
- adj. not yet used or soiled
“Mark McQueen was hired to be the weatherman–slash–music personality interviewer, and I was crowned “sidekick,” a term unused in morning television since they had had a chimpanzee on theToday show.”
“I grew up in Manhattan on the Upper East Side where the homeless (a term unused back then) were oddities in the 1960's and 1970's, and quickly carted off lest the neighborhood be "sullied.”
“MCCORMACK: And we think that it's time for all countries who have, what I refer to as unused leverage, to use that leverage.”
“H&S foundation is open to using embryos that otherwise would remain unused as a result of fertility treatments.”
“The research may use stem cells from adult stem cells; embryos that otherwise would remain unused as a result of fertility treatments; fetal tissues; post-birth umbilical cord blood; and existing stem cells lines already being used in research.”
“As it stands right now the Treasury is sitting on over $200 billion in unused TARP money.”
“The SF Bay area is well stocked if not quite awash in unused office space, yet Google is going to expand/build a new campus?”
“Topeka - The Flint Hills Center for Public Policy said it has found almost $2 billion in unused money in special revenue funds, such as unemployment compensation taxes paid by employers and fees paid by barbers and dentists.”
“If you are suggesting that a weapon unused is a useless weapon you are wacked.”
“Now, scientists at the University of Edinburgh are seeking to identify brain's 'survival' genes which lie dormant in unused brain cells, but are re-awakened in active brain cells.”
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