unfinished

  • 1 Unfinished — Un*fin ished, a. Not finished, not brought to an end; imperfect; incomplete; left in the rough; wanting the last hand or touch; as, an unfinished house; an unfinished picture; an unfinished iron casting. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 unfinished — index defective, deficient, executory, imperfect, inchoate, insufficient, interim, outstanding (unresolved …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 unfinished — (adj.) 1550s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of FINISH (Cf. finish) (v.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 unfinished — [adj] not completed amateurish, bare, crude, cut short, dabbling, defective, deficient, dilettante, faulty, formless, found wanting, fragmentary, half baked*, half done*, immature, imperfect, incomplete, in the making, in the rough*, lacking,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 unfinished — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not finished; incomplete. 2) not having been given an attractive surface appearance in manufacture …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 unfinished — [unfin′isht] adj. 1. not finished; not completed or perfected; incomplete 2. having no finish, or final coat, as of paint 3. not processed after looming, as woolen cloth …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 unfinished — un|fin|ished [ ʌn fınıʃt ] adjective 1. ) not finished, or not dealt with completely: He left his meal unfinished. an unfinished painting a ) unfinished business problems or feelings that still need to be dealt with 2. ) an unfinished surface has …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 unfinished — [[t]ʌ̱nfɪ̱nɪʃt[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n, v link ADJ, ADJ after v If you describe something such as a work of art or a piece of work as unfinished, you mean that it is not complete, for example because it was abandoned or there was no time to complete it …

    English dictionary

  • 9 unfinished — UK [ʌnˈfɪnɪʃt] / US adjective 1) not finished, or not dealt with completely He left his meal unfinished. an unfinished painting 2) an unfinished surface has not been painted or protected with a special liquid • unfinished business …

    English dictionary

  • 10 unfinished — un|fin|ished [ʌnˈfınıʃt] adj 1.) not completed ▪ Rachael left her meal unfinished. 2.) unfinished business something that you have not yet dealt with …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 unfinished — adjective not completed: She looked away, leaving her sentence unfinished. | unfinished business (=something that has to be done or dealt with that you have not yet done) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 unfinished — adj. Unfinished is used with these nouns: ↑basement, ↑business, ↑manuscript, ↑novel, ↑painting, ↑work …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 unfinished — adjective Date: 1539 not finished: a. not brought to an end or to the desired final state b. being in a rough state ; unpolished c. subjected to no other processes (as bleaching or dyeing) after coming from the loom …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 unfinished — unfinishedness, n. /un fin isht/, adj. 1. not finished; incomplete or unaccomplished. 2. lacking some special finish or surface treatment, as polish, paint, etc. 3. (of cloth) not sheared following the looming process. 4. (of worsted) given a… …

    Universalium

  • 15 unfinished — adjective not finished, not completed Ant: finished …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 unfinished — Synonyms and related words: adulterated, amateurish, arrested, backward, blemished, coarse, crude, dabbling, damaged, defective, deficient, dilettante, dilettantish, embryonic, erroneous, fallible, faulty, found wanting, immature, impaired,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 unfinished — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. crude, raw, sketchy, rough; incomplete; amateurish, inept; unpainted, etc. See unpreparedness, incompleteness, unskillfulness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Not completed] Syn. uncompleted, undone,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 unfinished — adj. uncompleted; not given a surface treatment (varnish etc.); (of cloth) not sheared or put through certain other finishing processes after going through the loom …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 unfinished — adjective 1》 not finished; incomplete. 2》 not having been given an attractive appearance in manufacture …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 unfinished — a. 1. Incomplete, unexecuted, unaccomplished, unperformed. 2. Incomplete, imperfect, uncompleted …

    New dictionary of synonyms