adjective Date: 13th century not made <
an unmade bed

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  • unmade — [unmād′] vt. pt. & pp. of UNMAKE adj. not made (in various senses) [unmade corrections, an unmade bed] …   English World dictionary

  • Unmade — Un*made , a. 1. [Pref. un not + made.] Not yet made or formed; as, an unmade grave. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. [Properly p. p. of unmake.] Deprived of form, character, etc.; disunited. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unmade — mid 13c., not yet made, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of MAKE (Cf. make). Unmake to reduce to an unmade condition is recorded from early 15c. (Cf. M.Du. ontmaken, Ger. entmachen); figurative sense of to ruin is recorded from c.1600 …   Etymology dictionary

  • unmade — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a bed) not arranged tidily. 2) Brit. (of a road) without a hard, smooth surface …   English terms dictionary

  • unmade — un|made [ˌʌnˈmeıd] adj 1.) an unmade bed has not been made tidy after someone has slept in it 2.) an unmade road is one whose surface has not been covered with a special hard material …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unmade — UK [ʌnˈmeɪd] / US adjective 1) an unmade bed is not tidy because no one has arranged the sheets and covers after sleeping there 2) British an unmade road does not have a smooth hard surface …   English dictionary

  • unmade — adj. Unmade is used with these nouns: ↑bed, ↑road …   Collocations dictionary

  • unmade — un|made [ ʌn meıd ] adjective an unmade bed is not neat because no one has arranged the sheets and covers after sleeping there …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unmade — [[t]ʌ̱nme͟ɪd[/t]] ADJ An unmade bed has not had the sheets and covers neatly arranged after it was last slept in …   English dictionary

  • unmade — adjective an unmade bed is not tidy because the sheets, blankets etc have not been arranged since someone slept in it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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