unread

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English unred, unræd, from Old English unrǣd (folly, foolish plan; crime, mischief, injury, plot, treachery), equivalent to un- +‎ rede.

Noun[edit]

unread (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) Bad advice or counsel.

Etymology 2[edit]

un- +‎ read

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Adjective[edit]

unread (not comparable)

  1. Not having been read.
    The book I got for my 18th birthday remained unread until my retirement.
  2. Not having read; uneducated.
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