- 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).
Origin of unmarked
Examples from the Web for unmarked
Contemporary Examples of unmarked
Senhor José remains stationary, but this lengthy series of clauses propels the reader along an unmarked path.The Lost Novel of Nobel-Winner José Saramago
January 5, 2015
They pulled up in unmarked cars and on motorcycles, appearing en masse out of the darkness.Eric Garner Protests: ‘It’s Like Vietnam’
Abby Haglage, Caitlin Dickson, Jacob Siegel, Chris Allbritton
December 5, 2014
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
November 11, 2014
The Lana Del Rey of Born to Die and Ultraviolence never lets her sexual orientation pass by unmarked.Lana Del Rey Makes Me Wish I Were Straight
July 31, 2014
I have walked through the boat junkyards and cemeteries with unmarked graves in Lampedusa many times.The Racism of Disaster Coverage
Barbie Latza Nadeau
July 25, 2014
Historical Examples of unmarked
The reading of the will, however, was a simple matter, unmarked by any incident.Doctor Pascal
She rests in an unknown and unmarked grave in the Platte valley.Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail
The snow was an immaculate shroud, unmarked by track of bird or beast.The Trail of '98
Robert W. Service
In unmarked, unmarbled grave, he sleeps his last, long sleep.A Negro Explorer at the North Pole
Matthew A. Henson
Time has passed, and the backbiters are all in unmarked graves.Evening Round Up
William Crosbie Hunter