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[uhn-neymd] /ʌnˈneɪmd/
without a name; nameless.
not indicated or mentioned by name; unidentified:
an unnamed lover.
Origin of unnamed
1500-10; un-1 + named Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • He warded Cleg off with a knee and elbow, and stated what he would do when he met him again on a future unnamed occasion.

    Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
  • Where the poem is unnamed, the first line has been used and noted in italics.

  • And Dolores became quite angry with the unnamed, unknown girl.

    The Dictator Justin McCarthy
  • The gods also were not; "they were as yet unnamed and did not rule the destinies."

    Chaldea Znade A. Ragozin
  • Certainly he had no right to attack Pinckney through his unnamed friend.

British Dictionary definitions for unnamed


having no name
not mentioned by name: the culprit shall remain unnamed
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for unnamed

c.1500, "not mentioned by name." from un- (1) "not" + past participle of name (v.). Cf. Old Frisian unnamed, Middle Dutch ongenaemt.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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