- not brought into focus; lacking proper focus: an unfocused camera.
- lacking a clear purpose or direction: an unfocused meeting.
Also especially British, un·fo·cussed.
Origin of unfocused
1885–90; un-1 + focused
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Examples from the Web for unfocused
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They were slightly crossed, unfocused as they were by the force of the blow.Deadly City
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His grey eyes were wide and bright and unfocused—his cheeks scarlet.Shadows of Flames
Such interest as we feel at the end of the first act is vague and unfocused.Play-Making
We must bring in the generations, harnessing the unused talent of the elderly and the unfocused energy of the young.