Origin of checked
Examples from the Web for unchecked
Vidigal and the other slums of Brazil—known as favelas—are testaments to years of government neglect and unchecked urbanism.Rio’s Real-Life Slumdog Millionaires
June 18, 2014
One suggested explanation, has been the surge of unchecked disinformation available online.Sir David Attenborough: Enough With the Creationists and Climate Change Deniers!
February 11, 2014
Once I unchecked the sharing boxes at the bottom of the quest completion pop-up, they stayed unchecked.A Game Called The Tribez: Inside the City-Building Behemoth
October 22, 2013
This sort of lobbying means that in many places, violent parents who keep their kids out of school can rule them unchecked.The Sinister Side of Homeschooling
September 20, 2013
Unchecked, the damage renders our world not just poorer, but also smaller.Is Light Pollution the Easiest Environmental Problem to Fix?
July 17, 2013
And at the end of that time it was as it had been before, and the flames raged on unchecked.The Hammer of Thor
Charles Willard Diffin
A glance showed that the ship was holding to its course with unchecked speed.The Space Rover
Edwin K. Sloat
It is not only the body that, unchecked, is inclined to be slothful.The Book-Hunter at Home
P. B. M. Allan
Our passions are not in themselves evil, except when unchecked by reason.
This meant the uninterrupted and unchecked reign of the interests.The Plum Tree
David Graham Phillips
- not prevented from continuing or growingunchecked population growth
- not examined or inspected
- without being stopped or hinderedthe virus could spread unchecked
- without being examined or inspectedour luggage passed unchecked through customs
- having a pattern of small squares
- phonetics (of a syllable) ending in a consonant
Word Origin and History for unchecked
early 15c., "ornamented with a checkered design," past participle adjective from check (v.2).