unfrequented

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ frequented

Adjective[edit]

unfrequented (comparative more unfrequented, superlative most unfrequented)

  1. Not frequented.
    • c. 1594, William Shakespeare, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act V, Scene 4,[1]
      This shadowy desert, unfrequented woods,
      I better brook than flourishing peopled towns:
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, Dublin: John Smith, Volume 2, Book 8, Chapter 15, p. 182,[2]
      As my Walks are all by Night, I am pretty secure in this wild, and unfrequented Place from meeting any Company.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick, New York: Harper, Chapter 126, p. 577,[3]
      Making so long a passage through such unfrequented waters, descrying no ships, and ere long, sideways impelled by unvarying trade winds, over waves monotonously mild; all these seemed the strange calm things preluding some riotous and desperate scene.
    • 1999, Alan Bennett, “What I did in 1998,” London Review of Books, Volume 21, Number 2, 21 January, 1999,[4]
      The stone circle is small and hard to find and the search is made harder because all down the beck cars are parked on the verge and the supposedly unfrequented road up the valley very busy.