Antonyms
Etymology

1. unread

adjective. ['ənˈrɛd'] not informed through reading.

Antonyms

  • educated

Etymology

  • read (English)
  • rædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • unred (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Unread

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Example sentences of the word unread


1. Adjective
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Quotes containing the word unread


1. Books should go where they will be most appreciated, and not sit unread, gathering dust on a forgotten shelf, don't you agree?
- Christopher Paolini

2. All the books we own, both read and unread, are the fullest expression of self we have at our disposal. ... But with each passing year, and with each whimsical purchase, our libraries become more and more able to articulate who we are, whether we read the books or not.
- Nick Hornby, The Polysyllabic Spree

3. As the hours crept by, the afternoon sunlight bleached all the books on the shelves to pale, gilded versions of themselves and warmed the paper and ink inside the covers so that the smell of unread words hung in the air.
- Maggie Stiefvater, Shiver

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