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  1. confirmed as to accuracy or truth by acceptable evidence, action, etc.

Origin of verified

First recorded in 1585–95; verify + -ed2
Related formshalf-ver·i·fied, adjectiveun·ver·i·fied, adjectivewell-ver·i·fied, adjective
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Examples from the Web for unverified

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Historical Examples

  • This is one of the unverified ideas that commend themselves, one knows not why.

    The Children

    Alice Meynell

  • Disquieting, but fortunately as yet unverified tidings had arrived.

  • Till then the supposition must continue only an unverified hypothesis.

    Modern Skepticism

    C. J. Ellicott

  • The argument is really a bare assertion of an unverified guess.

  • I figured he'd heard some unverified gossip and hoped to spook me into confirming it.

    Little Brother</p>

    Cory Doctorow

British Dictionary definitions for unverified


  1. not having been confirmed, substantiated, or proven to be true
Derived Formsunverifiable, adjective
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