[ US /ənˈɹɛd/ ]
[ UK /ʌnɹˈɛd/ ]
  1. not informed through reading
    he seems to have been wholly unread in political theory
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How To Use unread In A Sentence

  • Sifting through the reports logged in the last couple of weeks, he came across a tale that had previously gone unread. EVERVILLE
  • Despite his ten billion years of preparation, he found himself to be unready.
  • He sat at the opposite side of the table from Nero, his expression unreadable due to the fact that his face was concealed by a smooth oval mask of flawless black glass. The Overload Protocol
  • The ineffable in poetry is almost always the unreadable. Times, Sunday Times
  • She was on her last unread volume and it's never a good idea to let this woman run out of books.
  • Tchitcherine tracks mud off the street into the Center, gets a blush from Luba, a kind of kowtow and mopflourish from the comical Chinese swamper Chu Piang, unreadable stares from an early pupil or two. Gravity's Rainbow
  • It seems odd that a poet so keen - perhaps even desperate - to reach across time, to provide us with such realism, should do so by writing wilfully unreadable poems.
  • Once spray painted, these meters are unreadable by Parking Enforcement Aides, meaning vehicles can't be ticketed as it's impossible to see if the meters were fed or not. The Parking Ticket Geek: Has The Parking Meter Revolt Begun?
  • So I sat with my books unread and listened to the loony for an hour or so.
  • Books are unreadable as soon as the light of the sun disappears behind the distant mountains. Times, Sunday Times
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