unplumbed


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Related to unplumbed: discursive, unsounded, unfathomed, striae

un·plumbed

 (ŭn-plŭmd′)
adj.
1. Not equipped with or connected to a plumbing system.
2. Not measured or sounded with a plumb: unplumbed ocean depths.
3. Not fully examined or explored: unplumbed ideas.

unplumbed

(ʌnˈplʌmd)
adj
1. unfathomed; unsounded
2. not understood in depth
3. (Building) (of a building) having no plumbing

un•plumbed

(ʌnˈplʌmd)

adj.
1. not plumbed; not measured with a plumb line.
2. not understood or explored in depth.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unplumbed - situated at or extending to great depthunplumbed - situated at or extending to great depth; too deep to have been sounded or plumbed; "the profound depths of the sea"; "the dark unfathomed caves of ocean"-Thomas Gray; "unplumbed depths of the sea"; "remote and unsounded caverns"
deep - having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination; "a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet"; "surrounded by a deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center field"; "in deep space"; "waist-deep"
Translations

unplumbed

[ˈʌnˈplʌmd] ADJno sondado, insondable

unplumbed

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References in classic literature ?
Number One had never before seen a woman, but the sight of this one awoke in the unplumbed depths of his soulless breast a great desire to lay his hands upon her.
Ranged side by side with the bold, defiant eyes of the girl before him, he saw Ruth's clear, luminous eyes, like a saint's, gazing at him out of unplumbed depths of purity.
Drawn up there, sucking at his cigar, with his arms encircling his knees, he looked like the image of Buddha, and from this elevation began a discourse, addressed to nobody, for nobody had called for it, upon the unplumbed depths of ocean.
He arrived in the winter of 1895, and his intention was to explore the unplumbed depths of his own psyche against the backdrop of a salted sea.
The dataset held unplumbed clues to the stuff Phobos is made of, which may be more similar to the crust of the Red Planet than it appears, according to the study's authors.
Introducing rare surviving prints from the unplumbed holdings of the Lane Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, "Edward Weston: The Early Years" offers new insights into Weston's working methods and his evolution as a photographer.
"They unplumbed the whole thing, drained the water and took it away in about six minutes.
Before deciding on whether to approve another sanctions waiver -- and so determine whether the US stays in or quits the deal -- Trump wants to see what is contained in the still unplumbed materials of the Atomic Archive.
Until scholars understand this relation, the true depths of Adams's constitutionalism will remain unplumbed.
Perhaps most importantly they add a new dimension to the phenomenally rich history of Chinese art--and hint at further depths as yet unplumbed.
While any writer can be forgiven omissions that arise due to constraints beyond their control, committed academics who wish to expand their knowledge of burgeoning fields certainly need to look beyond introductory overview studies in order to do justice to the unplumbed depths.