Origin of unready
OTHER WORDS FROM unreadyun·read·i·ness, noun
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How to use unready in a sentence
The king was, therefore, required to be sharply alert to the threats of invasion, but, alas, he was too often a wimp—and all too frequently caught unready.
The Chiefs looked lost, unprepared and unready for the biggest game of the year.Yes, Tom Brady Is The GOAT. But He Didn’t Do It Alone.|Josh Hermsmeyer|February 8, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
As the 2019 Global Health Security Index showed, most nations were unready for a pandemic.The U.S. was supposed to be equipped to handle a pandemic. So what went wrong?|Editorial Board|December 26, 2020|Washington Post
An internal candidate was deemed unready, and the CEO of Sun Microsystems was seen as too outspoken, so they chose Apotheker.
By no effort can his elders altogether succeed in keeping tragedy out of the life that is so unready for it.Ceres' Runaway|Alice Meynell
He did not think of her as one to be blamed, but as one too trusting, and so deceived; he never felt unready to stand up for her.There and Back|George MacDonald
Just as Peters inferred to have been the case, the attack on the Timothy S. caught the whole crew of pearl hunters unready.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
His own numbers were slightly superior, and with a swift rush he annihilated the unready Russians.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
Turkey appears early in the month as unready to fight Greece before the autumn, "when the ships come home."Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV.|Charles L. Graves