Definition of unchosen in English:

unchosen

adjective

  • Not chosen.

    ‘bad schools will be left unchosen’
    • ‘After all, factors unchosen by the person play an essential role in shaping action, and when those factors are appreciated, this can dampen our retributive impulses.’
    • ‘Throw out the rascals speaks the more dramatically after decades of unchosen and oppressive regimes.’
    • ‘An unchosen card cannot beat a card of a chosen suit in any circumstances.’
    • ‘In which case, the odds are high - 99/100 to be exact - that the prize lies behind that one unchosen door that Monty did not open.’
    • ‘Carl bears no more responsibility for his small size than Nate: in both cases, shortness was an equally unchosen result of the natural lottery.’
    • ‘But it is a mistake to think that racial or sex discrimination is morally objectionable because of the biological fixity or unchosen nature of race and sex.’
    • ‘Then, until the desired sample size is reached, find the unchosen population member that, when added to the current sample, most improves our objective function.’
    • ‘A democracy requires both a range of common experiences and unanticipated, unchosen exposures to diverse topics and ideas.’
    • ‘And imagine what a panel of unchosen writers would be like…’
    • ‘At present, parents accept their children as they find them in an attitude of ‘natural humility’ to the unchosen results of procreation.’
    • ‘Still, he intimated what direction it would lie in: the direction, namely, that a person's race or ethnicity is permanent, being unchosen, rather than changeable, because chosen.’
    • ‘Is it good to get melancholic from time to time about lost loves and the paths unchosen?’
    • ‘Unfortunately, the difference principle does not make any such distinction between chosen and unchosen inequalities.’
    • ‘The problems in individual filtering, and the value of shared experiences and unchosen exposures, are best approached through two different routes.’
    • ‘The replacement cards are added to the bidder's hand and the unchosen widow cards are added to the discards.’
    • ‘Hope all the artists, chosen and unchosen, get a boost in sales from the appearance on the show.’
    • ‘The Church was responding, it seems, to the growing sociological and psychological evidence that, for a small minority of people, homosexuality is unchosen and unalterable.’
    • ‘In the foreground is their condemnation of various parochialisms, patriotisms, and unchosen loyalties that limit personal autonomy and voluntarism.’
    • ‘One's race is unchosen; no-one can be condemned for membership of a racial group.’
    • ‘They force them into unchosen activities, pushing them into unnecessary competition in areas they care or don't care for, straining kid's friendships and taking the joy out of everything.’

Pronunciation

unchosen

/ʌnˈtʃəʊz(ə)n/