- under the surface of water or any other enveloping medium; inundated.
- hidden, covered, or unknown: There are many submerged facts which could have a bearing on the case.
- poverty-stricken; destitute; impoverished: a program to aid the submerged socioeconomic groups.
Origin of submerged
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Examples from the Web for unsubmerged
Especially since, after all, Medicare is very much part of the unsubmerged state.David's Book Club: What Are Liberals Thinking?
July 13, 2012
He snatched the second from the unsubmerged saddle-bag, aimed and fired.In the Days of Washington
William Murray Graydon
With a rush they passed the wide gap between the unsubmerged stones of the causeway, at which point the boldest held his breath.
The old table-land of which the Highlands and Islands are the denuded and unsubmerged relics, is of vast geological antiquity.Fragments of Earth Lore
Only a millionth part of the surface of the unsubmerged earth knew the populous abodes of man.The Call of the Canyon
- (of plants or plant parts) growing beneath the surface of the water
- hidden; obscured
- overwhelmed or overburdened
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