Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not exposed to the sun; not lighted by the sun; dark; hence, figuratively, not cheered; gloomy.

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  • adjective not having been exposed to the sun

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In most of our great cities the homes of the workingmen are shockingly unwholesome; unsunned, badly drained, overcrowded.

    Black and White

  • In most of our great cities the homes of the workingmen are shockingly unwholesome; unsunned, badly drained, overcrowded.

    Black and White

  • Sometimes the sun struck the road, and then it was absolutely hot; then one entered unsunned gorges where the snow lay deep, and the crowded pines made dark twilight, and the river roared under ice bridges fringed by icicles.

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • In most of our great cities the homes of the workingmen are shockingly unwholesome; unsunned, badly drained, overcrowded.

    Black and White

  • In most of our great cities the homes of the workingmen are shockingly unwholesome; unsunned, badly drained, overcrowded.

    Black and White

  • In most of our great cities the homes of the workingmen are shockingly unwholesome; unsunned, badly drained, overcrowded.

    Black and White

  • Clouds boiling up from below drifted at times across the mountain fronts, or lay like snow masses in the unsunned chasms: and over the grey crags and piled up pinnacles, and glorified green of the marvellous vision, lay a veil of thin blue haze, steeping the whole in a serenity which seemed hardly to belong to earth.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Presently after, he sat on one side of his own hearth, with Mr. Guest, his head clerk, upon the other, and midway between, at a nicely calculated distance from the fire, a bottle of a particular old wine that had long dwelt unsunned in the foundations of his house.

    The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

  • But never yet could find a spot unsunned by human kindness;

    For Auld Lang Syne

  • The chain of mosaics she had on at that moment displaced itself at every step, and he was peering with malignant, searching eagerness to see if an unsunned ring of fairer hue than the rest of the surface, or any less easily explained peculiarity, were hidden by her ornaments.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 39, January, 1861

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  • And everywhere there were colours, clear though unsunned, as if the lens of the air had been washed very clean by the sea winds.

    - Rebecca West, The Judge

    July 29, 2009

  • I thought her

    As chaste as unsunned snow.

    -Cymbeline by William Shakespeare

    July 29, 2009

  • I love the visual aspect of this word. It looks sort of... Javanese.

    July 30, 2009

  • Iki, Jowo? Aku ora iso percoyo, kangmas yarb.

    July 30, 2009

  • In the native script please!

    July 30, 2009