[uhn-loo kt]


not examined, investigated, or heeded (usually followed by into, on, or at): a crime that remains unlooked into.

Origin of unlooked

1250–1300 for earlier sense; 1555–65 for current sense; Middle English: neglected; see un-1, look, -ed2
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Word Origin and History for unlooked

c.1300, "not attended to, neglected," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of look (v.). With for, "unexpected," attested from 1530s.

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