unreclaimed

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ reclaimed

Adjective[edit]

unreclaimed (comparative more unreclaimed, superlative most unreclaimed)

  1. Not reclaimed.
    • 1858, Various, Atlantic Monthly, Volume 2, Issue 11, September, 1858[1]:
      It is a creek only by courtesy or an Americanism, at the present day; but when those miles of fertile fields upon the north were unreclaimed, the dank herbage hindered evaporation, and Easton's Pond was fed by unfailing streams.
    • 1910, Algernon Blackwood, The Wendigo[2]:
      Out there, in the heart of unreclaimed wilderness, they had surely witnessed something crudely and essentially primitive.