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Synonyms for unwritten
ʌnˈrɪt nun·writ·ten

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  1. unwrittenadjective

    based on custom rather than documentation

    "an unwritten law"; "rites...so ancient that they well might have had their unwritten origins in Aurignacian times"- J.L.T.C.Spence

    Synonyms:
    oral, spontaneous, ad-lib

    Antonyms:
    written, scripted, statute(p), codified

  2. oral, unwrittenadjective

    using speech rather than writing

    "an oral tradition"; "an oral agreement"

    Synonyms:
    oral, ad-lib, spontaneous

    Antonyms:
    written, codified, scripted, statute(p)

  3. ad-lib, spontaneous, unwrittenadjective

    said or done without having been planned or written in advance

    "he made a few ad-lib remarks"

    Synonyms:
    unrehearsed, ad-lib, oral, off-the-cuff, extemporaneous, extempore, self-generated, offhand, spontaneous, extemporary, impromptu, offhanded

    Antonyms:
    codified, written, statute(p), scripted

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unwrittenadjective

    Synonyms:
    oral, traditional

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  1. unwrittenadjective

    Synonyms:
    traditional

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  1. List of paraphrases for "unwritten":

    non-written, non-print, tacit

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1950oral
#13632spontaneous
#35079unwritten
#35713tacit
#37257impromptu
#74451offhand
#128118extemporaneous
#212713unrehearsed
#263939extempore

How to use unwritten in a sentence?

  1. Erik Pevernagie:

    Life is a mysterious puzzle, a game with incongruent sequences, strange episodes and unwritten stories. ( "Waiting for the pieces to fall into place" )

  2. Jack Kim:

    It meant for chaebol cases like this, the ruling would be three year jail sentence suspended for five years: that was the unwritten code, this case is important in that the code has been broken.

  3. Sara Carter:

    They were saying that in anticipation of Secretary Mayorkas’ visit that they were directed unwritten directives to basically clean everything up, make it look good, put people on busses, ship them out.

  4. Congress Trump:

    Also, do n’t forget, you know, there is an unwritten rule — almost, it is an unwritten law, you never bring a lawsuit within 90 days of an election.

  5. William McRaven:

    It was a difficult decision... to announce that I was voting. Obviously, you know, as a senior retired military officer these are challenging times and there's a little bit of an unwritten rule that senior officers don't come out and endorse a candidate.


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