untouched

[ uhn-tuhcht ]
/ ʌnˈtʌtʃt /

adjective

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Origin of untouched

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at un-1, touch, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM untouched

un·touched·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for untouched

untouched
/ (ʌnˈtʌtʃt) /

adjective

not used, handled, touched, etc
not injured or harmed
(postpositive) emotionally unmoved
not changed, modified, or affected
(of food or drink) left without being consumed
not mentioned or referred tohe left the subject untouched
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