inhabited

[in-hab-i-tid]

adjective

having inhabitants; occupied; lived in or on: an inhabited island.

Nearby words

  1. inh,
  2. inhabit,
  3. inhabitable,
  4. inhabitancy,
  5. inhabitant,
  6. inhabiter,
  7. inhalant,
  8. inhalation,
  9. inhalation analgesia,
  10. inhalation anesthesia

Origin of inhabited

First recorded in 1490–1500; inhabit + -ed2

Related formsin·hab·it·ed·ness, nounun·in·hab·it·ed, adjectivewell-in·hab·it·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for uninhabited

uninhabited

adjective

(of a place) not having inhabitantsan uninhabited island
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Word Origin and History for uninhabited

uninhabited

adj.

1570s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of inhabit (v.).

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