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un·told

 (ŭn-tōld′)
adj.
1. Not told or revealed: untold secrets.
2. Beyond description or enumeration: untold suffering.

untold

(ʌnˈtəʊld)
adj
1. incapable of description or expression: untold suffering.
2. incalculably great in number or quantity: untold thousands.
3. not told

un•told

(ʌnˈtoʊld)

adj.
1. not told; not related; not revealed.
2. not numbered or enumerated; uncounted.
3. incalculable.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.untold - of an incalculable amountuntold - of an incalculable amount; "untold suffering"
much - (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent; "not much rain"; "much affection"; "much grain is in storage"

untold

adjective
1. indescribable, unthinkable, unimaginable, unspeakable, undreamed of, unutterable, inexpressible This might do untold damage to her health.
2. countless, incalculable, innumerable, myriad, numberless, uncounted, uncountable, unnumbered, measureless the glittering prospect of untold riches
3. undisclosed, unknown, unrevealed, private, secret, hidden, unrelated, unpublished, unrecounted the untold story of children's suffering
Translations

untold

[ˈʌnˈtəʊld] ADJ
1. (= not recounted) [story] → nunca contado; [secret] → nunca revelado
2. (= indescribable, incalculable) [suffering] → indecible; [loss, wealth etc] → incalculable, fabuloso

untold

[ˌʌnˈtəʊld] adj
(= terrible) [suffering, misery, damage] → innombrable
(= enormous, countless) [riches, wealth, millions, quantities, numbers] → incalculable
(= not told) [story] → jamais raconté(e); [secret] → jamais révélé(e)
the untold story → l'histoire jamais racontée

untold

adj storynicht erzählt, nicht berichtet; secretungelüftet; wealthunermesslich; agony, delightsunsäglich; damage, sufferingunsäglich, unermesslich; stars etcungezählt, unzählig, zahllos; losses, varietiesunzählig; this story is better left untoldüber diese Geschichte schweigt man besser; he died with his secret still untolder nahm sein Geheimnis mit ins Grab; untold thousandsunzählig viele; to remain untoldim Dunkeln bleiben

untold

[ʌnˈtəʊld] adj (loss, wealth) → incalcolabile; (misery) → indicibile, indescrivibile; (story, secret) → mai rivelato/a
References in classic literature ?
The latter informs the party that she bequeths untold wealth to the young pair and an awful doom to Don Pedro, if he doesn't make them happy.
Oh, if I thought--" and she snatched the letter from the floor and turned the pages this way and that way, looking for the reason, which was left untold.
And the one man who could answer them was risking untold sums only that he might say a good word for an idle apprentice.
This old, faded garment, with all its pristine brilliancy extinct, seemed, in some indescribable way, to translate the wearer's untold misfortune, and make it perceptible to the beholder's eye.
Where unrecorded names and navies rust, and untold hopes and anchors rot; where in her murderous hold this frigate earth is ballasted with bones of millions of the drowned; there, in that awful water-land, there was thy most familiar home.
Bird, looking the very picture of delight, was superintending the arrangements of the table, ever and anon mingling admonitory remarks to a number of frolicsome juveniles, who were effervescing in all those modes of untold gambol and mischief that have astonished mothers ever since the flood.
The foreign words and phrases which they use have their exact equivalents in a nobler language--English; yet they think they 'adorn their page' when they say STRASSE for street, and BAHNHOF for railway-station, and so on--flaunting these fluttering rags of poverty in the reader's face and imagining he will be ass enough to take them for the sign of untold riches held in reserve.
I've had many a laugh at her perplexities and untold troubles, which she vainly strove to hide from my mockery.
The sights he had seen there, with brief snatches of food and sleep by intervals, shall remain untold.
He is not fool enough even to hope for one of those glistering masterpieces of frosted sugar and silk flowers, which rise to pinnacles of snowy sweetness, white mountains of blessedness, rich inside, they say, with untold treasures for the tooth that is sweet.
Well then, senor," returned Sancho, "I say that for some days past I have been considering how little is got or gained by going in search of these adventures that your worship seeks in these wilds and cross-roads, where, even if the most perilous are victoriously achieved, there is no one to see or know of them, and so they must be left untold for ever, to the loss of your worship's object and the credit they deserve; therefore it seems to me it would be better
He was endeavoring to make it plain to the old lady that she might remain in Africa if she wished but that for his part his conscience demanded that he return to his father and mother, who doubtless were even now suffering untold sorrow because of his absence; from which it may be assumed that his parents had not been acquainted with the plans that he and the old lady had made for their adventure into African wilds.