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[uhn-spent] /ʌnˈspɛnt/
not spent or used, as money.
not used up or consumed:
unspent energy.
Origin of unspent
late Middle English
late Middle English word dating back to 1425-75; See origin at un-1, spent Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The hour was approaching when crowded halls and tents must make room for fresh and unspent gangs.

    The U.P. Trail Zane Grey
  • He resented, from his own depleting store, her unspent sum of days.

    Mountain Blood Joseph Hergesheimer
  • "Think of all the unspent forces back in that silver mine," remarked Miss Milbrey, with a patent effort to be significant.

    The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
  • She was healthy and active, quick at everything, and restless with unspent energy.

    The Promised Land Mary Antin
  • It seemed incredible that his work should be finished for ever when he was still so unspent, so full of tireless activity.

    One Man in His Time Ellen Glasgow
  • And still there was a large portion of the four hundred and twenty dollars unspent.

    Martin Eden Jack London
  • Her unspent love went out to all who were suffering on the field and in the hospitals, and she could not rest at home.

    Eli and Sibyl Jones Rufus Matthew Jones
  • Gives to seas and sunset skies The unspent beauty of surprise.

    New Chronicles of Rebecca Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • The cunningly applied rouge, the enhanced brilliancy of her long-lashed eyes, had perfectly the illusion of unspent beauty.

    Linda Condon Joseph Hergesheimer

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