Definition of unconfirmed in English:



  • Not confirmed as to truth or validity.

    ‘an unconfirmed report of shots being fired’
    • ‘One unconfirmed report claimed that the building had to be evacuated after the incident.’
    • ‘While information is sketchy, unconfirmed reports put the number of bodies at 100.’
    • ‘Now Britain is dealing with unconfirmed reports something similar was in the works for its capital.’
    • ‘Reports of police attendance and subsequent charges are unconfirmed.’
    • ‘The two men were released after four months but do not know whether a ransom was paid, as unconfirmed reports have suggested.’
    • ‘According to one unconfirmed report the fires may have been started deliberately as part of a malicious attack against a telco.’
    • ‘There have been unconfirmed reports of small children and the elderly dying after being fumigated.’
    • ‘However, one unconfirmed report suggests it could be a matter of days before the company ceases to offer any service at all.’
    • ‘However, there was also an unconfirmed report that his wife, Susie, had been taken ill.’
    • ‘An unconfirmed report said the Cosmos salon was British-owned.’
    • ‘Since then there has been 111 either confirmed or still unconfirmed cases.’
    • ‘Also, an unconfirmed number of casualties in Eastern Africa have been reported.’
    • ‘This last quote is instructive because of the manner with which Barton admitted that it is unconfirmed.’
    • ‘Although the artist is unconfirmed, Johannesburg Stadium is the confirmed venue.’
    • ‘An unconfirmed number of homes were also left without electricity when power lines were taken out just before 7pm.’
    • ‘He said there were unconfirmed reports of casualties in other islands.’
    • ‘There were unconfirmed reports that police believe the suspect was one of the attackers involved in yesterday's incidents.’
    • ‘While still unconfirmed, some close to the action confide that they think the album and tour will happen.’
    • ‘The actor to play the role of the Doctor is unconfirmed.’
    • ‘An unconfirmed piece of news reached the villagers when we were talking to them that POTA clauses were removed on them.’
    unsupported, uncorroborated, not backed up by evidence, unverified, unattested, unproven, not validated, untested
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