[uhn-see-zuh nd]


(of things) not seasoned; not matured, dried, etc., by due seasoning: unseasoned wood.
(of persons) not inured to a climate, work, etc.; inexperienced: an unseasoned crew.
(of food) not flavored with seasoning: a tasteless, unseasoned meal.

Nearby words

  1. unseam,
  2. unsearchable,
  3. unseasonable,
  4. unseasonably,
  5. unseasonal,
  6. unseat,
  7. unseaworthy,
  8. unsecure,
  9. unsecured,
  10. unseduced

Origin of unseasoned

First recorded in 1575–85; un-1 + season + -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for unseasoned



(of persons) not sufficiently experiencedunseasoned troops
not matured or seasonedunseasoned timber
(of food) not flavoured with seasoning
Derived Formsunseasonedness, noun

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Word Origin and History for unseasoned



1580s, "not made palatable by seasoning," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of season (v.). Meaning "not habituated by experience" is recorded from c.1600.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper