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[uhn-free-kwuh n-tid, -fri-kwen-]
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  1. not habitually visited, traveled, or occupied: an unfrequented side street.
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Origin of unfrequented

1580–90; un-1 + frequented
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Examples from the Web for unfrequented

Historical Examples

  • Her instinct was to have him to herself, to be with him alone in unfrequented places.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • To avoid them she turned up an unfrequented angle of the road.

  • They soothed her and led her homewards by unfrequented byways.

  • This fatal region was only a desert, unfrequented even by animals.

  • It is an ancient thoroughfare of ours, a rambling and unfrequented by-way.

    Waiting for Daylight

    Henry Major Tomlinson

Word Origin and History for unfrequented


1580s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of frequent (v.).

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