Definition of unimagined in US English:



  • Not having been imagined or thought of as possible.

    ‘a previously unimagined degree of economic and social freedom’
    • ‘Enron lived to open new markets in previously unimagined areas.’
    • ‘Others simply envy the unimagined dimensions of her achievement.’
    • ‘Roosevelt himself declared during his 1936 campaign, " we are fashioning an instrument of unimagined power ".’
    • ‘For those that remain, today's reading adds new dimensions unimagined by the original creators.’
    • ‘Instead of being sold the unimagined exotic, department stores now sell us tangible sleaze.’
    • ‘In time, the National Highway System was formulated, enabling previously unimagined speeds.’
    • ‘It also prepared the ground for war on a hitherto unimagined scale.’
    • ‘The beauty of the Olympics is ordinary people doing extraordinary things and extraordinary people doing unimagined things.’
    • ‘Climate change could have previously unimagined effects, warned the experts.’
    • ‘Thirteen years later he returned to stay, bringing the spirit of New York abstraction to a new and unimagined setting in Mallaig.’
    • ‘Voyages to new and distant lands brought trade and unimagined wealth.’
    • ‘But paradoxically, as the power of medicine to do good has grown to previously unimagined levels, public trust in physicians has plunged.’
    • ‘The Government and the Federal Reserve have painted all of us into a corner by taking on a previously unimagined load of debt.’
    • ‘Each touch feels like the first screech of undercarriage onto the tarmac of some unimagined homeland.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, even as the euro hit an all-time high, the Great Charlatan plummeted to unimagined depths.’
    • ‘She was the architect not of any bricks-and-mortar building, but of an almost unimagined institution and a virtually intangible tradition.’
    • ‘Motivated by the practical need to prevent food from spoiling, Pasteur uncovered previously unimagined forms of life.’
    • ‘The story they have told is of abuse on a hitherto unimagined scale.’
    • ‘Operators need to pursue technology, like smaller node sizes, which allows them to handle unimagined bandwidth demands.’
    • ‘Fought in April 1862, Shiloh marked a new departure in warfare, a level of death and destruction previously unknown and unimagined.’
    unthought of, unpredicted, unforeseen, unanticipated, unplanned, accidental, unlooked for, unsought, unexpected, not bargained for, not bargained on
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