unfurnished

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Etymology[edit]

Existing in the original sense of “unequipped, unprepared” since 1541[1], with the later sense of “lacking furniture” attested since 1581[1]: from un- (not) + furnished, past participle of furnish (supply, equip (especially with furniture)).[1]

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Adjective[edit]

unfurnished (not comparable)

  1. Not furnished; having no furnishing.

References[edit]

  • "unfurnished" in WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2006.
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2001 Douglas Harper
  2. ^ The Concise Oxford English Dictionary, eleventh edition