unripe


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un·ripe

 (ŭn-rīp′)
adj. un·rip·er, un·rip·est
1. Not ripe or matured; immature.
2. Not fully ready or prepared.

un·ripe′ness n.

unripe

(ʌnˈraɪp) or

unripened

adj
1. not fully matured
2. not fully prepared or developed; not ready
3. obsolete premature or untimely
unˈripeness n

un•ripe

(ʌnˈraɪp)

adj.
1. not ripe; immature; not fully developed: unripe fruit.
2. too early; premature.
[before 1000]
un•ripe′ly, adv.
un•ripe′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unripe - not fully developed or matureunripe - not fully developed or mature; not ripe; "unripe fruit"; "fried green tomatoes"; "green wood"
2.unripe - not fully preparedunripe - not fully prepared      
unready - not prepared or in a state of readiness; slow to understand or respond; "she cursed her unready tongue"
Translations

unripe

[ˈʌnˈraɪp] ADJverde

unripe

[ʌnˈraɪp] adj [fruit] → pas mûr(e)

unripe

adjunreif

unripe

[ʌnˈraɪp] adjnon maturo/a
References in classic literature ?
She possessed affections, too, though hitherto acrid and disagreeable, as are the richest flavours of unripe fruit.
whileas others do yet maintain, with much show of reason, that this is not of necessity the case, instanc- ing that plums and other like cereals do be always dug in the unripe state --"
Never," said Agatha emphatically, turning and surveying the figure of which Miss Carpenter had been the unripe antecedent.
A green, an unripe time, a time of shallow moods, and sickly thoughts.
I gave my head-gardener the strictest orders to watch the trees carefully, for the magician had warned my father that if one unripe fruit were plucked from the tree, all the rest would become rotten at once.
But that they have not, for Heaven will not suffer so great a wrong to Earth, as it would be to pluck unripe the grapes of the fairest vineyard on its surface.
The fruit had fallen from the trees and lay rotting on the ground; a cow was feeding on the lawn and treading down the flowers in the borders, while a goat browsed on the shoots of the vines and munched the unripe grapes.
On Wednesday the three fugitives--they had passed the night in a field of unripe wheat--reached Chelmsford, and there a body of the inhabitants, calling itself the Committee of Public Supply, seized the pony as provisions, and would give nothing in exchange for it but the promise of a share in it the next day.
Them young gells are like the unripe grain; they'll make good meal by and by, but they're squashy as yet.
To look at one of them you would almost suppose she was some vegetable in an unripe state; and that, instead of living in the shade for ever, she ought to be placed out in the sun to ripen.
It will fall of itself when ripe, but if picked unripe the apple is spoiled, the tree is harmed, and your teeth are set on edge.
To show how unripe I was for John Barleycorn, when, at this time, I descended into my slough of despond, I never dreamed of turning to John Barleycorn for a helping hand.