Definition of undiscovered in English:

undiscovered

adjective

  • Not discovered.

    ‘the novel had lain undiscovered for years among his papers’
    • ‘They lay undiscovered for 50 years until his son, Neil, started to sort through them last year.’
    • ‘He was hoping for spectacular revelations, including what he believed was an undiscovered continent hidden under the ice.’
    • ‘Finding an undiscovered corner of Europe not overrun with tourist hordes is becoming increasingly difficult.’
    • ‘The teenager's talent might have gone undiscovered, but for a house move.’
    • ‘Her body went undiscovered for two days until relatives alerted police to her disappearance.’
    • ‘I consider Herefordshire, the last great undiscovered area of England.’
    • ‘This figure does not account for unreported or undiscovered incidents.’
    • ‘But our journey through this undiscovered region is far from over.’
    • ‘Its mixture of red brick and stone and its high arched windows, make this a gem, albeit one undiscovered by many tourists and residents.’
    • ‘The work is in very good condition, not having been exposed to the light, so its many years lying undiscovered may have helped to preserve it.’
    • ‘Within its pages lie some truly undiscovered gems and some tantalising clues towards finding your own piece of angling paradise.’
    • ‘A housing association has launched an investigation after the death of a pensioner who lay in his home undiscovered for two days.’
    • ‘Their bodies may have lain undiscovered for up to a week.’
    • ‘The tragedy is that, like many of Egypt's undiscovered secrets, some of these items will never see the light of day.’
    • ‘One wonders what treasures may still remain buried and undiscovered, such is the awesome scale of the place.’
    • ‘It's an undiscovered gem waiting to be explored, a place where you can relax.’
    • ‘Because they were so well hidden in the roof of the cave, they remained undiscovered for thousands of years.’
    • ‘Here's a related article about another possible undiscovered ape - this one in the Congo.’
    • ‘It was this undiscovered quality that attracted him to the script, he says.’
    • ‘The wallet lay undiscovered in Joan's Bury home for years until her family lovingly cleared out her belongings after her death.’
    dormant, quiescent, inactive, untapped, unused
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Pronunciation:

undiscovered

/ʌndɪˈskʌvəd/