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unobscured

clear, not hidden, readily apparent This word choice reflects the speaker’s desire to suggest that he might have been unclear or obscure in his previous statement without making that More…

unobtainium

A fictitious chemical element found on Mars There was a contest that was designed to be a variation of "Robo-Mars-Explorer," so everything was named with a scientific theme in mind. The More…

unpossible

not capable of happening or existing apparent meaning: something that is not possible; not capable of happening. The speaker was trying to anger a person on the online forum. He wanted to More…

Unput

To take out of a specified position. My cousin needed a way to say that he wanted to take out the cookies from the oven, and the first phrase that came to his mind was unput. Logically, More…

Unputdownable

(Describes (typically) a novel; Compound of "put" and down" with a prefix un- (native) and an adjectival suffix -able from latin; Affixation of prefix "un-" and More…

unrecommend

Recommend against. Discourage use of, recommend against. Geeks are known to manipulate language as easily as they would programming code, and creating words like this is common. More…

unreturning

(un- + re + turn + -ing) Used to describe something that cannot to return =The author most likely coined this word because he couldn't come up with a proper word in English to More…

unseated

not being in a seat; standing =Please remain unseated. Etymology : un + sed 'not' 'sit' =magazine ad, Nov. 2008

Unsub

(Refers to a person; Combines the clipping "un" from "unknown" and the clipping "sub" from the word "subject".) An "unsub" is the person who More…

unugly

not ugly didn’t care that this is not a recognized word; in a quote from President Bush =It's unugly. Etymology : Derivation of un- (OE expressing reversal) + ugly =President Bush

unwet

To dry, remove water, make less damp. This word is unconventional, and thus humorous. The writer probably wanted to make her audience laugh. She may also have chosen this word for its More…

unwoke

(affixation) Someone who is unaware or unenlightened, typically when it comes to issues of social justice. “He’s one of those unwoke white people who doesn’t understand white privilege.” More…

unwooed

not drawn in by an attempt to convince or attract =My vote is still unwooed. Etymology : Concatenation of negating prefix “un-“ with adjective “wooed.” More…


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