[uhn-pee-puh ld]


without people; uninhabited.

Origin of unpeopled

1580–90; un-1 + peopled


[uhn-pee-puh l]

verb (used with object), un·peo·pled, un·peo·pling.

to deprive of people; depopulate.

Origin of unpeople

First recorded in 1525–35; un-2 + people
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Contemporary Examples of unpeopled

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

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Historical Examples of unpeopled

British Dictionary definitions for unpeopled



(tr) to empty of people
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