unnamed

[uhn-neymd]

adjective

without a name; nameless.
not indicated or mentioned by name; unidentified: an unnamed lover.

Nearby words

  1. unmuzzle,
  2. unmuzzled,
  3. unmyelinated,
  4. unmyelinated fiber,
  5. unnail,
  6. unnatural,
  7. unnaturally,
  8. unnecessary,
  9. unneeded,
  10. unnerve

Origin of unnamed

1500–10; un-1 + named

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British Dictionary definitions for unnamed

unnamed

adjective

having no name
not mentioned by namethe culprit shall remain unnamed
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Word Origin and History for unnamed

unnamed

adj.

c.1500, "not mentioned by name." from un- (1) "not" + past participle of name (v.). Cf. Old Frisian unnamed, Middle Dutch ongenaemt.

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