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Definition of "unadjusted" []

  • Not having been adjusted to conform to new data or information: an unadjusted figure of 8.5 percent. (adjective)
  • Not having adapted to new conditions: several unadjusted refugees. (adjective)
  • Needing to be made operable or accurate by adjusting or regulating: an unadjusted clock that is running fast. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unadjusted" in a sentence
  • "In September, the Federal Labor Office had recorded 3.031 million jobless in unadjusted terms, and 3.188 million in seasonally-adjusted terms."
  • "However, the Department of Homeland Security's practice of jailing "unadjusted" refugees after a year is indefensible."
  • "He argued that conscious anti-Semites, especially "the 'unadjusted' veterans," would identify unconsciously with the GIs: "just demobilized, ordinary, white native Protestant, 'our kind, '— a band of comrades with battle records, plagued by the unhappinesses and insecurities of that new, troubling No Man's Land between war and postwar.""