Definition of untested in English:



  • (of an idea, product, or person) not subjected to examination, experiment, or experience; unproven.

    ‘analyses based on dubious and untested assumptions’
    • ‘Why would it commit so much to an untested product by a penny stock with no track record?’
    • ‘You might say that there would be massive epidemics if we let people run around using products that were untested.’
    • ‘While the idea is vague and untested, it may help the chair resolve disputes.’
    • ‘He is untested at the highest level, and his bubble may burst in a week, a month or a year.’
    • ‘However, it is important to remember that it was not put on this earth just to keep us entertained with wacky, untested new ideas.’
    • ‘Thus, he is unafraid to absorb untested and unproven philosophies lest they can provide a vital edge.’
    • ‘Now, we are trying to experiment with untested ideas on a people who have come to neither trust or like us.’
    • ‘With untested technology and unproven markets, it is still very much the home of the pioneer.’
    • ‘That defeat was put down to his first day in charge and the fact that it was a new and untested team.’
    • ‘He might speak the right words but, by definition, he is untested in the highest office.’
    • ‘With a couple of exceptions it's an untried and untested team that takes the court against Chester at the Northgate Arena.’
    • ‘But they are also unpredictable in the sense that they are completely untested at international level.’
    • ‘Both the Liberals and New Democrats will have untested leaders going into the next election.’
    • ‘They are untried and untested, and New Zealand patients will be the guinea pigs.’
    • ‘The third world has been used as a testing ground, too, for untested products.’
    • ‘Attitudes change and it was wrong to found assumptions on dated and untested material.’
    • ‘We do not, however, want to accept the consequences of using untested products.’
    • ‘This point, however, remains untested and should be the subject of future research.’
    • ‘We don't have time to teach them every idea, so why would we take the time to teach them untested ideas?’
    • ‘I think in '96, the Indy Racing League was more about opportunity, and it was more of an untested product.’
    new, novel, original, unusual, unfamiliar, unconventional, unorthodox, off-centre, different, fresh, imaginative, creative, innovative, innovatory, innovational, inventive, ingenious, modern, ultra-modern, state-of-the-art, advanced, avant-garde, futuristic, pioneering, groundbreaking, trailblazing, disruptive
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