unsounded


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unsounded

(ʌnˈsaʊndɪd)
adj
1. obsolete unrestored
2. not sounded
3. not fathomed or sounded
4. unstudied
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Adj.1.unsounded - situated at or extending to great depthunsounded - 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"
2.unsounded - not made to sound; "the silent `h' at the beginning of `honor'"; "in French certain letters are often unsounded"
inaudible, unhearable - impossible to hear; imperceptible by the ear; "an inaudible conversation"
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Over unsounded gorges, through the rifled hearts of mountains, under torrents' beds, unerringly I rush!
--But if I wake thee not to death, old man, who can tell to what unsounded deeps Starbuck's body this day week may sink, with all the crew!