undone

1
[ uhn-duhn ]
/ ʌnˈdʌn /

adjective

not done; not accomplished or completed.

Nearby words

  1. undo,
  2. undock,
  3. undocumented,
  4. undoing,
  5. undomesticated,
  6. undouble,
  7. undoubtable,
  8. undoubted,
  9. undoubtedly,
  10. undrape

Origin of undone

1
First recorded in 1250–1300, undone is from the Middle English word un-dun. See un-1, done

undone

2
[ uhn-duhn ]
/ ʌnˈdʌn /

verb

past participle of undo.

adjective

brought to destruction or ruin.

undo

[ uhn-doo ]
/ ʌnˈdu /

verb (used with object), un·did, un·done, un·do·ing.

Origin of undo

before 900; Middle English; Old English undōn; cognate with Dutch ontdoen. See un-2, do1

Related formsun·do·a·ble, adjective

Can be confusedundo undue

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British Dictionary definitions for undone

undone

1
/ (ʌnˈdʌn) /

adjective

not done or completed; unfinished

adjective

ruined; destroyed
unfastened; untied

undo

/ (ʌnˈduː) /

verb -does, -doing, -did or -done (mainly tr)

(also intr) to untie, unwrap, or open or become untied, unwrapped, etc
to reverse the effects of
to cause the downfall of
obsolete to explain or solve
Derived Formsundoer, noun

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Word Origin and History for undone
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