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removed

[ri-moovd] /rɪˈmuvd/
adjective
1.
remote; separate; not connected with; distinct from.
2.
distant by a given number of degrees of descent or kinship: A first cousin once removed is the child of one's first cousin or the first cousin of one’s parent.
The grandchildren of one's first cousin are one's first cousins twice removed.
Origin of removed
1540-1550
First recorded in 1540-50; remove + -ed2
Related forms
removedly
[ri-moo-vid-lee, -moovd-] /rɪˈmu vɪd li, -ˈmuvd-/ (Show IPA),
adverb
removedness, noun
unremoved, adjective
Synonyms
1. withdrawn, abstracted; isolated, solitary, apart.
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  • It was a penny, undiscovered evidently, and unremoved by the valet.

    The Man Who Lost Himself H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • Her bonnet was unremoved, her hands clasped on her knees; dry tears in her eyes.

  • The fireplace was kept, after the common American way, full of unremoved wood ashes.

    A Diplomatic Adventure S. Weir Mitchell
  • A hundred and eighty bodies of Swiss lie piled there; naked, unremoved till the second day.

    The French Revolution Thomas Carlyle
  • The gentle breath of peace would leave him on the surface, neglected and unremoved.

    English Satires Various
British Dictionary definitions for unremoved

removed

/rɪˈmuːvd/
adjective
1.
separated by distance or abstract distinction
2.
(postpositive) separated by a degree of descent or kinship: the child of a person's first cousin is his first cousin once removed
Derived Forms
removedness (rɪˈmuːvɪdnɪs) noun
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Word Origin and History for unremoved

removed

adj.

"distant in relationship" (by some expressed degree), 1540s, from past participle of remove (v.). Meaning "remote, separated, secluded" is from 1610s.

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