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Definition of "unprepared" []

  • Having made no preparations. (adjective)
  • Not equipped to meet a contingency. (adjective)
  • Impromptu: unprepared remarks. (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 "unprepared" in a sentence
  • "So many children are being born in unprepared and immature families."
  • "Of course, being unprepared is another procrastination technique my sneaky mind likes to use."
  • "Three other McCain advisors were sitting onstage, but it was Lieberman — whom Barack Obama endorsed just two years ago, when he faced a primary challenge — who volubly took the lead in criticizing the Democratic candidate, whom he described as unprepared to lead the country through a Manichaean global struggle."