Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not skilled; not versed; unacquainted.
  • Not put in verse: as, thoughts unversed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Inexperienced, untrained.
  • adjective Not expressed in verse, unversified.

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

  • adjective not having had extensive practice

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Examples

  • Eager-footed, they took the trail, and even he, Koskoosh, slow of sight and an unversed tracker, could have followed it blind, it was so wide.

    THE LAW OF LIFE

  • Being very young, she was unversed in the ways of men.

    THE MARRIAGE TO LIT-LIT

  • I believe he is a Captain, or believes himself to be a Captain, though I am unversed in the uniform insignia of the Palace Of Authority.

    Self-Destruction, Vol. 1

  • There had been warning, but White Fang was unversed in such things and did not understand the packing of a grip.

    The Love-Master

  • We are not entirely unversed in responding to things that don't exist - Odysseus, Macbeth and the woman portrayed in the Mona Lisa don't exist, either.

    Who cares what a robot thinks? You will.

  • She was unversed in history, having learned to read only the signs of weather and of game; so she had never heard of Abel nor of Abraham; nor, having escaped the good sisters at Holy Cross, had she been told the story of Ruth, the Moabitess, who renounced her very God for the sake of

    THE STORY OF JEES UCK

  • Now, McCarthy was unversed in the virtues of social wisdom, and, though he felt somehow the error of her position, he could not put it into definite thought; so he steered wisely, if weakly, out of danger.

    CHAPTER 16

  • But Ah Chun himself, while unversed in Western culture, was thoroughly conversant with Western labour conditions.

    Chun Ah Chun

  • Bashti had never seen ice, did not know it existed, and was unversed in the science of refrigeration.

    CHAPTER XII

  • Eager-footed, they took the trail, and even he, Koskoosh, slow of sight and an unversed tracker, could have followed it blind, it was so wide.

    THE LAW OF LIFE

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