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concentrated

[kon-suh n-trey-tid]
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  1. applied with all one's attention, energy, etc.: their concentrated efforts to win the election.
  2. clustered or gathered together closely.
  3. treated to remove or reduce an inessential ingredient, especially liquid: concentrated orange juice.
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Origin of concentrated

First recorded in 1680–90; concentrate + -ed2
Related formsnon·con·cen·trat·ed, adjectivesu·per·con·cen·trat·ed, adjectiveun·con·cen·trat·ed, adjectiveun·con·cen·trat·ed·ly, adverbwell-con·cen·trat·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for unconcentrated

Historical Examples

  • The singers were called three times, but always in this unconcentrated way.

    The Way of Ambition

    Robert Hichens

  • Evidently the meat of the company's main herd (in its unconcentrated form) did not agree with him at all.

    A Set of Six

    Joseph Conrad

  • Above all, he declared that a certain minister had an "idle, unconcentrated mind," and was given "to dreaming."

    Virgin Soil

    Ivan S. Turgenev

  • Women with serious, unconcentrated eyes upon the paintings, turning tenderly towards their escorts.

    Erik Dorn

    Ben Hecht