- Archaic except in some senses. a simple past tense and past participle of work.
- elaborated; embellished.
- not rough or crude.
- produced or shaped by beating with a hammer, as iron or silver articles.
Origin of wrought
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Related Words for unwroughtraw, sketchy, hard, unpolished, primitive, harsh, rude, simple, rudimentary, makeshift, unprocessed, coarse, homemade, amateurish, crude, imperfect, spartan, undressed, uncut, unrefined
Examples from the Web for unwrought
Historical Examples of unwrought
The unwrought material, when divided and distributed, forms vessels.Tao Teh King
But we raised and smelted no copper, importing it unwrought.Knowledge is Power:
It is a monolith of unwrought stone standing sixteen feet high.Stonehenge
On the second, gold and silver wrought, unwrought, and coined.History of Rome, Vol III
And as soon as unwrought stones and clubs came into use there was mechanical compensation for the shortening of the arms.The Origin of Man and of his Superstitions
- archaic a past tense and past participle of work
- metallurgy shaped by hammering or beating
- (often in combination) formed, fashioned, or worked as specifiedwell-wrought
- decorated or made with delicate care
Word Origin for wrought
Word Origin and History for unwrought
mid-13c., from past participle of Middle English werken (see work).