confirmed as to accuracy or truth by acceptable evidence, action, etc.

Origin of verified

First recorded in 1585–95; verify + -ed2
Related formshalf-ver·i·fied, adjectiveun·ver·i·fied, adjectivewell-ver·i·fied, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for unverified

unproved, unproven

Examples from the Web for unverified

Contemporary Examples of unverified

Historical Examples of unverified

  • This is one of the unverified ideas that commend themselves, one knows not why.

    The Children

    Alice Meynell

  • Disquieting, but fortunately as yet unverified tidings had arrived.

  • Till then the supposition must continue only an unverified hypothesis.

    Modern Skepticism

    C. J. Ellicott

  • The argument is really a bare assertion of an unverified guess.

  • I figured he'd heard some unverified gossip and hoped to spook me into confirming it.

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow

British Dictionary definitions for unverified



not having been confirmed, substantiated, or proven to be true
Derived Formsunverifiable, adjective
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