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  • adj. not yet sent, mailed or posted

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not sent; not despatched; not transmitted: as, an unsent letter.
  • Not solicited by means of a message: with for: as, unsent for guests.

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

  • adj. not dispatched or transmitted


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  • … I finally wrote your song, another unsent letter

    Unsent Letter « Write Anything

  • Von could still feel their link, but whenever he tried to reach Dante, his sending would vanish—a message unsent and unreceived, like an e-mail hovering in the Ethernet waiting for a downed server to reboot so it could slide into the appropriate inbox.

    Etched in Bone

  • Writing all this down—these unsent letters, this memoir, if it can properly be called that—now appears to have been inevitable once this curtain of silence dropped between us four winters ago.

    Working Title: "Third Persons"

  • This unsent correspondenceforms the narrative of a remarkable life.

    Dear Everybody by Michael Kimball: Book summary

  • In Bender’s unsent letters of apology or thanks, Michael Kimball transforms the familiar into the strange again and the simplest confessions are made moments of sublime wonder.

    Dear Everybody by Michael Kimball: Book summary

  • What Jonathon Bender writes in his unsent letters are what each of us longs to say, what all of us have been saying our whole lives, just not out loud.

    Dear Everybody by Michael Kimball: Book summary

  • The inner office was empty, but a note lay on the desk, folded and addressed but unsent:


  • This way you begin to be more present, without focusing on back pain or unsent emails in your 'monkey mind'!

    Claire Missingham: Meditations on Real Life

  • While an unsent letter in which another neighbor asks Shakespeare for a loan had been discovered in the late eighteenth century, the scholar who found it chose not to announce or share his discovery; it remained otherwise unknown until 1821.

    "Contested Will"

  • That Beach often felt a whole lot wilder underneath her chipper surface is suggested not just by her constant tension headaches but also by a remarkable unsent letter that she wrote to James Joyce in 1927 which is included in an appendix.

    The Letters of Sylvia Beach edited by Keri Walsh


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