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[uhn-trav-uh ld] /ʌnˈtræv əld/
not having traveled, especially to distant places; not having gained experience by travel.
not traveled through or over; not frequented by travelers:
an untraveled country lane.
Also, especially British, untravelled.
Origin of untraveled
First recorded in 1575-85; un-1 + traveled Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Anything so cheap as untravelled France it is impossible to imagine.

    The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6 Augustus J. C. Hare
  • I am the most ignorant and the most untravelled man among them, and the most silent.

    My Boyhood John Burroughs
  • He travelled so little that it can be said he was untravelled.

    Rembrandt Mortimer Menpes
  • To my untravelled mind 99 everything seemed so novel, so quaint, so unexpected.

    Japan Dorothy Menpes
  • The assumed and foreign air: chills the untravelled heart as it greets them.

  • The assumed and foreign air chills the untravelled heart as it greets them.

    Zenobia William Ware
  • As for the Romanists, they too had their churches and their dioceses; but what untravelled American had then ever seen a nun?

    Oak Openings James Fenimore Cooper
  • But their hearts, untravelled, fondly turn to the plainer Chamber in which is set the Speaker's Chair.

  • The path was untravelled for the winter, and was only a direction, not being cut or blazed.

    A Labrador Doctor Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • The untravelled man soon finds out the difference between an English and a Continental City, and habits of the people.

British Dictionary definitions for untravelled


(of persons) not having travelled widely; narrow or provincial
(of a road) never travelled over
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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