unfriended

[ uhn-fren-did ]
/ ʌnˈfrɛn dɪd /
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adjective

without friends; not befriended.

Origin of unfriended

First recorded in 1505–15; un-1 + friend + -ed3

Definition for unfriended (2 of 2)

unfriend

[ uhn-frend ]
/ ʌnˈfrɛnd /

verb (used with object)

to remove (a person) from one's list of friends, or contacts, on a social media website.
Sometimes de·friend [dee-frend] /diˈfrɛnd/,

Origin of unfriend

2005–10; un-2 + friend (in the sense “to add to one's list of contacts”)
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British Dictionary definitions for unfriended

unfriended

/ (ʌnˈfrɛndɪd) /

adjective

rare without a friend or friends; friendless
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Word Origin and History for unfriended

unfriend


v.

in the Facebook sense, attested from November 2007, from un- (1) "not" + friend. Related: Unfriended; unfriending. A noun unfriend "enemy" is recorded from late 13c., chiefly in Scottish, and was still in use in the 19th century.

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