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untried adj
1 not tried or tested by experience; "unseasoned artillery volunteers"; "still untested in battle"; "an illustrator untried in mural painting" [syn: unseasoned, untested]
2 not yet proved or subjected to testing; "an untested drug"; "untested theory"; "an untried procedure" [syn: untested]

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From un- + try + -ed.



  1. Not yet tried or tested; unknown.
    The new guy was inexperienced and untried.


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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