Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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  • adjective not yet sent, mailed or posted

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

  • adjective not dispatched or transmitted

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Examples

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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"

  • … 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

  • This unsent correspondenceforms the narrative of a remarkable life.

    Dear Everybody by Michael Kimball: Book summary

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

    DARKWATER

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