unattended

[uhn-uh-ten-did]

adjective


Nearby words

  1. unassailable,
  2. unassisted,
  3. unassuming,
  4. unattached,
  5. unattainable,
  6. unattractive,
  7. unattributed,
  8. unau,
  9. unauthorized,
  10. unavailability

Origin of unattended

First recorded in 1595–1605; un-1 + attend + -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for unattended

unattended

adjective

not looked after or cared for
unaccompanied or alone
not listened to
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Word Origin and History for unattended

unattended

adj.

c.1600, "alone, unaccompanied," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of attend. Meaning "with no one in attendance" is from 1796.

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