lacking the signature of a witness: an unwitnessed legal document.
not perceived by the senses; not noticed or observed: unwitnessed everyday occurrences.

Origin of unwitnessed

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at un-1, witness, -ed2
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Examples from the Web for unwitnessed

Historical Examples of unwitnessed

  • I could not repress some homage to the sagacity of this unwitnessed confession.

    The Arena


  • "Had better be unwitnessed; that is true enough," said Richmond.

    The Actress' Daughter

    May Agnes Fleming

  • The paper he was going to show to father was an unwitnessed deed of gift.

    We Girls: A Home Story

    Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney

  • My crime was unwitnessed by her, and for years she has been a stranger to this town.

    Dark Hollow

    Anna Katherine Green

  • When the combatants are discovered in their illegal and unwitnessed fight, Palamon does not fear death.

    Chaucer for Children

    Mrs. H. R. Haweis

British Dictionary definitions for unwitnessed



without the signature or attestation of a witness
not seen or observed
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