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Definition of "unfocused" []

  • Not brought into focus: an unfocused lens. (adjective)
  • Not centered on anything specific: "my unfocused broodings about love and loyalty” ( John le Carré). (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 "unfocused" in a sentence
  • "Where no focused interaction occurs, the term unfocused gathering can be used."
  • "President Obama made clear during five wide-ranging television interviews Sunday that he had firmly turned the page on the George W. Bush administration's foreign policy, which he described as unfocused and "adrift" in Afghanistan as well as outdated in its approach to a possible Iranian missile threat."
  • "To call this unfocused is simply a misstatement of the facts."