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unhandled

[uhn-han-dld] /ʌnˈhæn dld/
adjective
1.
not handled; not touched.
2.
(of animals) untamed; unbroken; untrained.
Origin of unhandled
1550-1560
First recorded in 1550-60; un-1 + handled
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  • The tea-cups, saucered and lidded, but unhandled, stood in a row before the polished brass hot-water kettle.

  • 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
  • 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
  • I would to God that I, too, possessed the tender irritableness of unhandled sensibility.

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