untried
adjective Date: 1526 1. not tested or proved by experience or trial <
a recruit untried in combat
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2. not tried in court

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  • untried — index inconclusive, inexperienced, moot, novel, unaccustomed, unconfirmed, unsettled Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • untried — (adj.) 1510s, not proven or tested, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of TRY (Cf. try) …   Etymology dictionary

  • untried — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not yet tested; inexperienced …   English terms dictionary

  • untried — [untrīd′] adj. 1. not tried; not attempted, tested, or proved 2. not tried in court …   English World dictionary

  • untried — un|tried [ˌʌnˈtraıd] adj 1.) not having any experience of doing a particular job ▪ a young and untried minister 2.) something that is untried has not been tested to see whether it is successful ▪ untried and untested ways to make money …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • untried — [[t]ʌ̱ntra͟ɪd[/t]] ADJ If someone or something is untried, they have not yet experienced certain situations or have not yet been tried out, so you do not know what they will be like. He was young and untried, with no reputation of his own. ...a… …   English dictionary

  • untried — adjective 1 not having any experience of doing a particular job: a young and untried minister 2 not yet tested to see whether it is successful: a relatively new and untried method …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • untried — adjective Not yet tried or tested; unknown. The new guy was inexperienced and untried …   Wiktionary

  • untried — /un truyd /, adj. 1. not tried; not attempted, proved, or tested. 2. not yet tried at law. [1520 30; UN 1 + TRIED] * * * …   Universalium

  • untried — Synonyms and related words: a novice at, a stranger to, callow, dewy, ever new, evergreen, firsthand, fledgling, fresh, green, green as grass, groundless, half baked, ignorant, immature, inconclusive, indecisive, inexperienced, intact, maiden,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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