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.
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.
While their rivals continue to lag behind in terms of insufficient labor force, Vanan Typing has explored the unplumbed depths of the industry for elite typists," says Ali Hasan, a manager of a hauling giant in Asia.
The vast majority have muttered "oh heck" and I have been plunged to hitherto unplumbed levels of sarcasm by the thought that the arguments of the 2015 election, the Scottish independence vote and the EU referendum are going to be played out again and again, with only the sight of Michael bleedin' Gove to offer light relief.
reparations (Aiyetoro, 2003; Lumumba, Obadele, & Taifa, 1989; Ukombozi, 2011) almost every discussion references or implies the intergenerational mental devastation brought on by capture, march to embarkation points, middle passage, enslavement, Jim Crow, and the aftermaths of these, yet to date the subject has been unplumbed in a dedicated volume except by Azibo (2011d).
Whoever did this forced entry to the building must have brought tools with them because they even unplumbed the sinks.
Nevertheless, to the general public, modernism, detective fiction, and two of Faulkner's novels, on the other hand, probably appear to be a literary amalgam with unplumbed depths, by virtue of the fact that even some widely read and respected crime novelists have done their best to bolster their fiction by claiming alliance with modernists exclusively in order to raise their literary standing amid harsh criticism and degrading remarks.
These rivers of language, unplumbed by those who cannot translate, are united by the translator's powers.