not tried; not attempted, proved, or tested: Insurance may not cover the cost if cheaper treatments exist or newer treatments are untried and unproven.
lacking the knowledge, skill, or wisdom gained from experience; inexperienced: No contender is going to use an untried rookie in the last month of a playoff race when they have players with much more experience available.
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How to use untried in a sentence
But here Virgin was fielding only one test vehicle that embodied a whole set of completely untried systems.Virgin Galactic’s Flight Path to Disaster: A Clash of High Risk and Hyperbole | Clive Irving | November 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In short, I'm wondering if rather than being tried and found wanting, Keynesianism hasn't been found impossible and left untried.
The question then is whether the untried and unconvicted Guantanamo inmates require that level of security?
Do the untried and unconvicted Guantanamo inmates require this level of security?
It was an untried leap to the farmer, who nevertheless went at it like a thunderbolt and cleared it like a stag.Hunted and Harried | R.M. Ballantyne
And just as he should not be the first to take up an untried word, so the young writer should not be the last to drop a dead one.English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
All untried as we are with such waters, the moments are filled with intense anxiety.
Most old books have now been ferreted out, and perhaps the only earths yet untried are in the Yezidi villages of the Sinjar.The Cradle of Mankind | W.A. Wigram
Bob Croaker was a noted fighter, Martin Rattler was, up to this date, an untried hero.Martin Rattler | R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for untried
not tried, attempted, or proved; untested
not tried by a judge or court
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