- without people; uninhabited.
Origin of unpeopled
1580–90; un-1 + peopled
- to deprive of people; depopulate.
Origin of unpeople
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Examples from the Web for unpeopled
This early painting already has the unpeopled froideur that his critics complain of in his buildings.Le Corbusier's Ouija Board
July 24, 2013
All else is but the setting, and the eye sweeps with indifference the line of unpeopled rocks.Malbone
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Year after year will increase it by tributes from now unpeopled solitudes.
“Lonesome,” he named the wild expanse of unpeopled range land.Rim o' the World
B. M. Bower
But this region remained as yet unpeopled save by copper-hued folk.Pioneers of the Old South
But all desolate and unpeopled as it was, it was illustrious ground.The Innocents Abroad
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
- (tr) to empty of people
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