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untraveled

[uhn-trav-uh ld] /ʌnˈtræv əld/
adjective
1.
not having traveled, especially to distant places; not having gained experience by travel.
2.
not traveled through or over; not frequented by travelers:
an untraveled country lane.
Also, especially British, untravelled.
Origin of untraveled
1575-1585
First recorded in 1575-85; un-1 + traveled
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Examples from the Web for untravelled
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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
  • It has wonderful advantages for untravelled folk, but somehow it did not suit me.

    The Quiver, 1/1900 Anonymous
  • I am the most ignorant and the most untravelled man among them, and the most silent.

    My Boyhood John Burroughs
  • To my untravelled mind 99 everything seemed so novel, so quaint, so unexpected.

    Japan Dorothy Menpes
  • It was only in my untravelled mind that the idea of "beds" existed at all.

    Round About the Carpathians Andrew F. Crosse
  • He travelled so little that it can be said he was untravelled.

    Rembrandt Mortimer Menpes
  • All experience is an arch wherethrough Gleams that untravelled world.

    Nonsense Books

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

    Zenobia William Ware
  • But their hearts, untravelled, fondly turn to the plainer Chamber in which is set the Speaker's Chair.

  • Neither landmarks nor fences nor walls bounded or severed the bold, free, untravelled Cornish domain.

British Dictionary definitions for untravelled

untravelled

/ʌnˈtrævəld/
adjective
1.
(of persons) not having travelled widely; narrow or provincial
2.
(of a road) never travelled over
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