- characterized by the absence of a distinctive phonological feature, as (p), which, in contrast to (b), lacks the distinctive feature of voicing.
- characterized by the absence of a grammatical marker, as the singular in English in contrast to the plural, which is typically marked by an -s ending.
- neutral with regard to an element of meaning specified by a semantically related item.
- occurring more typically than an alternative form.Compare marked (def. 4).
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Words nearby unmarked
Example sentences from the Web for unmarked
Senhor José remains stationary, but this lengthy series of clauses propels the reader along an unmarked path.
They pulled up in unmarked cars and on motorcycles, appearing en masse out of the darkness.
On Tuesday, the group witnessed a convoy of 43 unmarked green military trucks with tarpaulin covers moving towards Donetsk.Thousands of Putin’s Troops Now in Ukraine, Analysts Say|Shane Harris|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Lana Del Rey of Born to Die and Ultraviolence never lets her sexual orientation pass by unmarked.
I have walked through the boat junkyards and cemeteries with unmarked graves in Lampedusa many times.
All insensibly, and unmarked by me, Farrell's accent and way of speech had been nearing those of decent folk.Foe-Farrell|Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Such as her career had been, it was unmarked by so much as a shadow of selfishness or wickedness.Temporal Power|Marie Corelli
The Tomcat had come into camp bringing five cows with their unmarked offspringthis was the spring round-up.The Sunset Trail|Alfred Henry Lewis
She rests in an unknown and unmarked grave in the Platte valley.Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail|Ezra Meeker
The run to Richmond was a smooth one, unmarked by any incident, and for the most part, both the women were profoundly silent.The Crime Club|William Holt-White