Unanswered
Unanswered Un*an"swered, a. 1. Not answered; not replied; as, an unanswered letter. [1913 Webster]

2. Not refuted; as, an unanswered argument. [1913 Webster]

3. Not responded to in kind; unrequited; as, unanswered affection. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • unanswered — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not answered or responded to …   English terms dictionary

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  • unanswered — adjective Date: 14th century 1. not answered < unanswered letters > 2. scored in succession during a period in which an opponent fails to score < scored 20 unanswered points in the last quarter > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unanswered — [ʌnˈɑːnsəd] adj 1) an unanswered question or problem has not been answered or solved 2) an unanswered letter, message, or phone call has not had a reply …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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