untried

[ UK /ʌntɹˈa‍ɪd/ ]
[ US /ənˈtɹaɪd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. not yet proved or subjected to testing
    an untested drug
    an untried procedure
    untested theory
  2. not tried or tested by experience
    still untested in battle
    a young hand at plowing
    an illustrator untried in mural painting
    unseasoned artillery volunteers
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How To Use untried In A Sentence

  • He was an untried prime minister in 1999 when, in response to a wave of apartment bombings that carved through Moscow, he sent troops into the province.
  • The great compulsory voting experiment is unravelling and all that he (the Elections Minister) can offer is bland reassurance that an untried system will cope.
  • We get the wine we deserve if we continue to support wineries that demand high prices for untried products.
  • This strain of conservatism prefers stability to change, continuity to experiment, and the tried to the untried.
  • An untried prisoner shall be allowed to wear his own clothing if it is clean and suitable.
  • Now a staple part of astronaut preparation, it was new and untried back then. Times, Sunday Times
  • This is a new and relatively untried procedure.
  • And as the first machine to use the new, ARM-based Palm OS, the T contained a lot of untried, unproven technology.
  • “Silence, Campo-Basso,” said the Duke, “and be assured you serve a prince. who knows your worth too well to exchange it for the untried and untrustful services of those, whom we have only known as vexatious and malignant neighbors.” Anne of Geierstein
  • This is the culmination of a punitive regime which has gone on for 10 months under which, although untried and unconvicted, he is not allowed to sleep or exercise in his cell during the day, is denied any personal possessions and is barred from conversing with the guards. Bradley Manning: Cruel and unusual | Editorial
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