Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That had no beginning; always existent.
  • adj. Which has not yet been begun; unstarted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not yet begun; also, existing without a beginning.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not yet begun.
  • Having had no beginning; eternal.

Etymologies

From un- +‎ begun. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • ME:  Here, I wrote this poem,   "Laps Like a Little Dog" — on a spring day and dog walkers we roll and cherish of understanding like Laska's — ended, unbegun

    Comes a Little Dog

  • < P class = MsoNormal style = "MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-INDENT: 0. 5in" > of understanding like Laska's — < P class = MsoNormal style = "MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-INDENT: 0. 5in" > ended, unbegun

    Comes a Little Dog

  • The central issue of how intelligence on Iraq was — in this Senator's opinion, was exaggerated by the Bush administration officials, was relegated to that second phase, as yet unbegun...

    WMD Accusations & Patriotism: Reply to Jeff Goldstein

  • The central issue of how intelligence on Iraq was, in this senator's opinion, exaggerated by the Bush administration officials was relegated to that second phase, as yet unbegun, of the committee investigation, along with other issues.

    CNN Transcript Jul 9, 2004

  • Thou knowest not how came ye, hence callest thyself unbegotten; certainly knowest not thy beginning, hence callest thyself unbegun.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • And then, suddenly, the search was unbegun, and for the first time Tagiri could see the Diko that might have been: smiling, laughing, singing, her face fined with perfect delight at the life the gods had given her.

    Pastwatch, the Redemtion of Christopher Columbus

  • It had already, long before its construction, evoked, and is now increasingly evoking, though its interior ornamentation is as yet unbegun, such interest and comment, in the public press, in technical journals and in magazines, of both the United States and other countries, as to justify the hopes and expectations entertained for it by

    God Passes By

  • After endless talks it was decided that I should go to Germany for four or five months and thus settle the problem of an unbegun but finishing education.

    Margot Asquith, an Autobiography - Two Volumes in One

  • In which unbegun love He made us; and in the same love He keepeth us and never suffereth us to be hurt [in manner] by which our bliss might be lost.

    Revelations of Divine Love

  • I will write about my return as soon as I get on with the still unbegun

    The Letters of Charles Dickens Vol. 2 (of 3), 1857-1870

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