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[ uhn-thingk ]
/ ʌnˈθɪŋk /

verb (used without object), un·thought, un·think·ing.

to end one's thought or reverse the process of thought.

verb (used with object), un·thought, un·think·ing.

to dispel from the mind: Unthink your thoughts.

Nearby words

untether, untethered, unthankful, unthatch, unthaw, unthink, unthinkable, unthinking, unthought, unthought-of, unthread

Origin of unthink

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-2 + think1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for unthink

  • Only you did not mean quite what you said so too articulately, and you will unsay it, if you please, and unthink it near the elms.

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846|Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  • We cannot unthink ourselves out of his realism, out of his boundless pity, out of his consuming earnestness.

British Dictionary definitions for unthink


/ (ʌnˈθɪŋk) /

verb -thinks, -thinking or -thought (tr)

to reverse one's opinion about
to dispel from the mind
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