One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the new operating theatre will stand unused until next April’
unutilized, not made use of, unemployed, unexploited, not in service, non-functioning
left over, remaining, uneaten, unconsumed, untouched, unneeded, not required, still available, surplus to requirements, to spare, superfluous, surplus, extra
pristine, immaculate, as new, unspoilt, spotless, flawless, clean, fresh, blank, new, virgin, pure, untouched, unopened, unmarked, unblemished, untarnished, unsullied, undefiled, unworn
informal going begging
used, in use
2‘he was unused to such directness’
unaccustomed, not used, new, fresh, a stranger
unfamiliar with, unconversant with, unacquainted with
unpractised in, inexperienced in, unversed in
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