[ UK /ʌnɐtˈɛndɪd/ ]
[ US /ənəˈtɛndɪd/ ]
  1. lacking a caretaker
    a neglected child
    many casualties were lying unattended
  2. lacking accompaniment or a guard or escort
    unattended women
    problems unattended with danger
  3. not watched
    she dashed out leaving the bar unattended
    a fire left unattended
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How To Use unattended In A Sentence

  • In both cases, significant constituencies had been left to rot, unattended, and they'd had enough.
  • In cases of recent wounds unattended by inflammation, it may be applied freely; but when inflammation has come on, too severe an application of the caustic induces vesication of the surrounding skin, and the edges of the eschar may in this manner also be loosened and removed. An Essay on the Application of the Lunar Caustic in the Cure of Certain Wounds and Ulcers
  • A farm leader called yesterday for an effective law to deal with unattended dogs roaming the countryside attacking sheep.
  • Never leave young children unattended near any pool or water tank.
  • I am really sorry that Julian made a very expensive mistake like this, and left his coins unattended in vehicle I believe overnight if I am reading the stories correctly. Coin Dealer Julian Leidman Victim of Vehicle Burglary. Reward Grows to $156,000 : Coin Collecting News
  • Do not stop stirring or leave the custard unattended during this stage, as it can easily split. Times, Sunday Times
  • Slaughtermen culling sheep during the foot-and-mouth crisis were leaving loaded guns unattended, a court was told yesterday.
  • Nothing in rural France is more reprehensible than a piece of cultivable ground left unattended.
  • We are constantly amazed at people leaving valuables on show in their cars or leaving their homes unattended and insecure.
  • Melodies are left unattended to wither and die in the heat of the lights, and perish they almost inevitably do.
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