inhabited

[ in-hab-i-tid ]
/ ɪnˈhæb ɪ tɪd /

adjective

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

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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uninhabited

/ (ˌʌnɪnˈhæbɪtɪd) /

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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