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un·used

 (ŭn-yo͞ozd′)
adj.
1. Not in use or put to use.
2. Never having been used.
3. (ŭn-yo͞ost′) Not accustomed: unused to city traffic.

unused

adj
1. not being or never having been made use of
2. (foll by: to) not accustomed or used (to something)

un•used

(ʌnˈyuzd for 1,2; ʌnˈyust for 3 )

adj.
1. not used; not put to use: an unused room.
2. never having been used.
3. not accustomed: unused to cold winters.
[1250–1300]

disused

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1. 'disused'

A disused place or building is no longer used for its original purpose and is now empty.

The sculpture was stored in a disused lorry factory.
2. 'unused'

Something that is unused has never been used.

A pile of unused fuel lay nearby.
3. 'misused'

When something is misused, it is used in a wrong or careless way.

He wanted to prevent science from being misused.
In some cases pesticides are deliberately misused.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unused - not yet used or soiledunused - not yet used or soiled; "a fresh shirt"; "a fresh sheet of paper"; "an unused envelope"
clean - free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits; "children with clean shining faces"; "clean white shirts"; "clean dishes"; "a spotlessly clean house"; "cats are clean animals"
2.unused - not yet put into use; "we bought an unused car for a change"
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"
3.unused - not in active use; "the machinery sat idle during the strike"; "idle hands"
inactive - lacking activity; lying idle or unused; "an inactive mine"; "inactive accounts"; "inactive machinery"
4.unused - infrequently exposed to; "feet unused to shoes"
unaccustomed - not habituated to; unfamiliar with; "unaccustomed to wearing suits"

unused

adjective
1. new, untouched, remaining, fresh, intact, immaculate, pristine unused containers of food and drink
2. remaining, leftover, unconsumed, left, available, extra, unutilized Throw away any unused cream when it has reached the expiry date.
3. (with to) unaccustomed to, new to, unfamiliar with, not up to, not ready for, a stranger to, inexperienced in, unhabituated to Mother was entirely unused to such hard work.

unused

adjective
Not occupied or put to use:
Translations

unused

1 [ˈʌnˈjuːzd] ADJ (= new) → nuevo, sin estrenar; (= not made use of) → sin usar or utilizar

unused

2 [ˈʌnˈjuːst] ADJ (= unaccustomed) to be unused to sthno estar acostumbrado a algo
to be unused to doing sthno estar acostumbrado a hacer algo

unused

[ˌʌnˈjuːzd] adj
(= not utilized) [land, building, room, appliance, muscles] → inutilisé(e); [clothes] → qui n'a pas été porté(e)
[ʌnˈjuːst] (= unaccustomed) unused to sth → peu habitué(e) à qch
to be unused to sth → ne pas être habitué(e) à qch, ne pas avoir l'habitude de qch
unused to doing sth → peu habitué(e) à faire qch
to be unused to doing sth → ne pas avoir l'habitude de faire qch, ne pas être habitué(e) à faire qch

unused

1
adj (= new)unbenutzt, ungebraucht; clothesungetragen; banknotedruckfrisch; (= not made use of)ungenutzt; (= no longer used)nicht mehr benutzt or gebraucht; (= left over) foodübrig geblieben

unused

2
adj to be unused to somethingnicht an etw (acc)gewöhnt sein, etw (acc)nicht gewohnt sein; to be unused to doing somethingnicht daran gewöhnt sein or es nicht gewohnt sein, etw zu tun

unused

1 [ʌnˈjuːzd] adj (new) → mai usato/a, nuovo/a; (not made use of) → non usato/a, non utilizzato/a

unused

2 [ʌnˈjuːst] adj to be unused to sth/to doing sthnon essere abituato/a a qc/a fare qc
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UNTIL SHE WAS seven years old she lived in an old unpainted house on an unused road that led off Trunion Pike.
They had been hid in the unused gallery listening to their own funeral sermon!
There was some murmuring among the damsels of Norman descent, who were as much unused to see the preference given to a Saxon beauty, as the Norman nobles were to sustain defeat in the games of chivalry which they themselves had introduced.
Hidden nooks and corners, unused to observation, suddenly gleam and blush in effulgent exposure,--like lovers whom the unexpected turning on of a light has revealed kissing in the dark,--and are as suddenly, unlike the lovers, left in their native shade again.
A waste of unused passages and staircases in which to drop a comb upon a bedroom floor at night is to send a stealthy footfall on an errand through the house.
Carey was unused to work, and he turned to his correspondence with resentment.
Unused were these to the ways of the jungle, since seldom did any venture forth from behind Opar's crumbling walls, yet their very numbers protected them and so they came without fatalities far along the trail of Tarzan and Werper.
So vicious was his onslaught that the poorly armed and unprotected burghers, unused to the stern game of war, fell like sheep before the iron men on their iron shod horses.
This Jerry did not understand, and so unused was he to fear that he could not be frightened into running away.
Some of the company shed tears at their parting; and even the philosopher Square wiped his eyes, albeit unused to the melting mood.
As to Wyeth, and his little band of "downeasters," they were perfectly astounded by this second specimen of life in the wilderness; the men, being especially unused to bushfighting and the use of the rifle, were at a loss how to proceed.
Still I thought I might catch him on one point; so I asked him why the modern empire did not make the nation's cream in the Heidelberg Tun, instead of leaving it to rot away unused.