untried


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un·tried

 (ŭn-trīd′)
adj.
1. Not attempted, tested, or proved.
2. Law Not tried in court.

untried

(ʌnˈtraɪd)
adj
1. not tried, attempted, or proved; untested
2. (Law) not tried by a judge or court

un•tried

(ʌnˈtraɪd)

adj.
1. not tried; not attempted, proved, or tested.
2. not tried in a law court.
[1520–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.untried - not tried or tested by experience; "unseasoned artillery volunteers"; "still untested in battle"; "an illustrator untried in mural painting"; "a young hand at plowing"
inexperienced, inexperient - lacking practical experience or training
2.untried - not yet proved or subjected to testinguntried - not yet proved or subjected to testing; "an untested drug"; "untested theory"; "an untried procedure"
new - not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World"

untried

adjective untested, new, unproved, in the experimental stage, novel, unattempted, unessayed a long legal battle through untried areas of law

untried

adjective
1. Not tested or proved:
2. Lacking experience and the knowledge gained from it:
Translations

untried

[ˈʌnˈtraɪd] ADJ
1. (= untested) [product, method] → no probado
2. (= inexperienced) [person] → no puesto a prueba; [soldier] → bisoño
3. (Jur) [person] → no procesado, sin procesar; [case] → no visto, no juzgado

untried

adj
(= not tested) personunerprobt; product, methodungetestet, unerprobt; (= not attempted)unversucht
(Jur) casenicht verhandelt; personnicht vor Gericht gestellt; the case is still untriedder Fall ist noch nicht verhandelt worden; the offender can remain untried for monthsder Rechtsbrecher wird zuweilen erst nach Monaten vor Gericht gestellt

untried

[ʌnˈtraɪd] adj (method) → non collaudato/a; (person) → non messo/a alla prova (Law) (criminal) → non processato/a; (case) → non portato/a in tribunale
References in classic literature ?
Ablewhite's family have offered a reward, and no effort has been left untried to discover the guilty persons.
There was no untried refuge left for a moment's shelter from the terrible truth.
I left no art of persuasion untried to convince him that such a resolution would injure the interests of Christianity, that to enter the Red Sea only to ravage the coasts would so enrage the Turks that they would certainly massacre all the Christian captives, and for ever shut the passage into Abyssinia, and hinder all communication with that empire.
We could not properly begin a pleasure excursion on Sunday; we could not offer untried stomachs to so pitiless a sea as that.
Browning has been a multitude of persons; only (as Shakespeare's only untried style was the simple one) almost never simple ones; and certainly he has controlled them all to profoundly interesting artistic ends by his own powerful personality.
Just now the apeling was developing those arboreal tendencies which were to stand him in such good stead during the years of his youth, when rapid flight into the upper terraces was of far more importance and value than his undeveloped muscles and untried fighting fangs.
The sisters set out at a pace, slow as the feebleness of Marianne in an exercise hitherto untried since her illness required;--and they had advanced only so far beyond the house as to admit a full view of the hill, the important hill behind, when pausing with her eyes turned towards it, Marianne calmly said,
Untried, ignorant of the ways of the sea, she had been thrust amongst that renowned company of ships to load for her maiden voyage.
Steam-thawing--when even wood-burning was an untried experiment, a dream in the air!
Casts had been taken of the footsteps; and no other means of discovery had been left untried.
I agree with Lady Lydiard--I believe you are innocent, too; and I will leave no effort untried to find the proof of it.
For her sake, for my sake, leave no means untried to attain this righteous, this merciful end.