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[uhn-han-dld] /ʌnˈhæn dld/
not handled; not touched.
(of animals) untamed; unbroken; untrained.
Origin of unhandled
First recorded in 1550-60; un-1 + handled Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It seems strange that the great store of treasure which he opened to us should have been unhandled and unknown so long.

    My Contemporaries In Fiction David Christie Murray
  • It will take a power that some of us have not known to let that glass go untouched, and that quieting drug untasted and unhandled.

    Quiet Talks on Power S.D. Gordon
  • I would to God that I, too, possessed the tender irritableness of unhandled sensibility.

  • The tea-cups, saucered and lidded, but unhandled, stood in a row before the polished brass hot-water kettle.

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