[ uhn-pee-puhld ]

  1. without people; uninhabited.

Origin of unpeopled

First recorded in 1580–90; un-1 + people, -ed2

Words Nearby unpeopled

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How to use unpeopled in a sentence

  • This has remained an option, particularly for those who can retreat into an unpeopled nature, but increasingly it has been accompanied by a form of isolation that is at the same time connected with other people.

  • This early painting already has the unpeopled froideur that his critics complain of in his buildings.

    Le Corbusier's Ouija Board | Blake Gopnik | July 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • And so to the unpeopled rooms of the little old Vermont farmhouse Peter's gentle thoughts ever swarmed, like homing bees.

    Blazed Trail Stories | Stewart Edward White
  • Unless presently I could arise and kill meat for her, then must the world roll void through the ether, unpeopled ever more.

    The Way of a Man | Emerson Hough
  • She walked along through that flat, almost unpeopled, half desert country and it seemed that the whole world had shrivelled up.

    Fidelity | Susan Glaspell
  • Before that it was an unpeopled rock in the Northern Sea, without name or history.

    The Norsemen in the West | R.M. Ballantyne
  • The Romans drew from this country, now nearly barren and unpeopled, immense contributions both in gold and wheat.

    History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2 | Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.