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Definition of "untried" []

  • Not attempted, tested, or proved. (adjective)
  • Law Not tried in court. (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 "untried" in a sentence
  • "The fact that the world may have to face the choice between to be and not to be and the fact that it has been left to us ourselves to decide whether life or death shall prevail, make it more necessary than ever before that we choose the right way; we must not let any conceivable method remain untried in our efforts to solve international conflicts in a peaceful way."
  • "So most executives aren't going to take a chance on "untried" scribes i.e., somebody without a list of "real" -- live action -- screen credits."
  • "(Even some PVC salespeople) Copper wire is also better than the "new-fangled" aluminum stuff for high tension and the way we have done it before is better than any new "untried" idea."