Definition of "unattested" [unattested]

  • (adjective) Not attested: a series of unattested quotations.

Use "unattested" in a sentence

  • "There has literally been no point since 1400 when singular they went unattested in contemporary English."
  • "We could assume eg. a parallel but unattested Aegean loan to Anatolian from the same root, but that would remain speculation just as much."
  • "Further down history we may lack a suitable resolution of data — intermediate forms may go unattested — so some apparent disrepancies will be popping up."

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