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

  • adj. Not made: an unmade bed.

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  • adj. not (yet) made
  • adj. existing without having been made
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unmake.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not yet made or formed.
  • adj. Deprived of form, character, etc.; disunited.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Deprived of form or qualities.
  • Not made; not yet formed.
  • Used with up: not made up; not worked into shape; not manufactured: as, unmade-up materials; an unmade-up dress.

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

  • adj. (of a bed) not having the sheets and blankets set in order


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un- +‎ made


  • The people are no wiser nor can they adjust themselves to the change of conditions brought about by the creation of all this new money; yet if "unmade" or lost, the entire volume of the nation's wealth would be contracted.

    Frenzied Finance Vol. 1: The Crime of Amalgamated

  • They "unmade" sin through humility and obedience, just as the goal in the movie is to "unmake" the ring.

    The Register's Daily Blog

  • My bed is um, kind of unmade at the moment, which some people will go ballistic about, but I don't really care - mainly because I've been at home the whole day and I really ever only make my bed when I go out. News

  • Whatever the cause, the anger, and bitterness and frustration drips from the walls; the front desk snaps at the guests, the housekeepers snap at the front desk in the hallway outside my room, I heard a maid apologizing to a guest for his unmade room -- "it's the front desk's fault, they always send people up before we're ready" and the bartenders and bellhops snap at everyone.

    Paul Carr: The Strip Diary, Day Eight: I'd Rather Be Abused at the Riviera Than Set Foot in Donald Trump's Hotel

  • The sculpture, or plate, or fountain, or bust, is forgotten, is lost: has unmade itself through some unknown agency of fate.

    Cellini's Salt Cellar

  • I'm sure I am not the only one who wondered why it was so important to make the bed, especially because it was just going to be unmade again that night!

    An Easy Trick for Better Sleep

  • The moment to slay a monster packaged in a riveting and dangerous form; a monster who unmade people and murdered others.

    Etched in Bone

  • I closed the adjoining door and sat at my vanity table, gazing at my unmade bed, the sheets rumpled, the blanket twisted from a night of frenzied passion.


  • “Zommmbie pills!” she shouted, jumping on the unmade bed.


  • We have sex and the queen size bed never gets unmade.

    The Inner Workings of the System


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