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Synonyms for unused
ʌnˈyuzd for 1,2 ; ʌnˈyust for 3

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fresh, unused(adj)

    not yet used or soiled

    "a fresh shirt"; "a fresh sheet of paper"; "an unused envelope"

    tonic, impertinent, wise, bracing, refreshing, sassy, new, novel, fresh, idle, smart, reinvigorated, unfermented, sweet, saucy, clean, impudent, refreshed, invigorated, brisk, overbold, refreshful

    accustomed, old, unclean, dirty, active, soiled

  2. unused(adj)

    not yet put into use

    "we bought an unused car for a change"

    fresh, idle

    dirty, accustomed, old, active, unclean, soiled

  3. idle, unused(adj)

    not in active use

    "the machinery sat idle during the strike"; "idle hands"

    groundless, loose, baseless, jobless, out of work, wild, light, dead, idle, unwarranted, fresh, unfounded

    unclean, old, soiled, accustomed, dirty, active

  4. unused(adj)

    infrequently exposed to

    "feet unused to shoes"

    fresh, idle

    old, soiled, dirty, accustomed, active, unclean

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unused(a.)

    unemployed, untried, not applied

  2. unused(a.)

    unaccustomed, unwonted, new, not habituated, not familiar

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unused(a)

    unaccustomed, unfamiliar

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How to use unused in a sentence?

  1. Julian Tang:

    There’s a tremendous cost to this, it means you have an extra vaccine that could be used to protect people that is going unused and more people will be at risk.

  2. Adama Kane:

    Everyone has a box of unused medicine in their cabinet, i started to think about [developing] a solution to save money.

  3. Scott Harris:

    Every person who receives a COVID-19 shot is deserving of one and will receive it, as we are determined to make sure that no vaccine is sitting unused on the shelf. We are making every effort to get shots into arms as quickly as possible, the biggest obstacle to vaccination is still the limited vaccine supply. We are attempting to manage expectations because the timeline for receipt of vaccine has not changed and we cannot give people a resource we don’t have yet.

  4. Scandinavian Proverb:

    Go often to the house of thy friend for weeds soon choke up the unused path.

  5. Army Secretary John McHugh:

    Right now we're paying about $500 million a year, roughly, just to maintain empty infrastructure, unused infrastructure.

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Translations for unused

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  • غير مستعملArabic
  • unbenutzt, ungebrauchtGerman
  • neuzataEsperanto
  • دست‌نخورده, ناآشنا, نوPersian
  • inutiliséFrench
  • neîntrebuințat, neutilizat, nefolositRomanian
  • непривыкший, неиспользованный, неиспользуемыйRussian

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