un converted


noting a specified type of person who has been converted from the religion, beliefs, or attitudes characteristic of that type: a converted Christian; a converted thief.
noting anything, formerly of the type specified, that has been converted to something else: His yacht is a converted destroyer escort.

1585–95; convert + -ed2

quasi-converted, adjective
unconverted, adjective
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Word Origin & History

c.1300, from O.Fr. convertir, from L. convertere "turn around, transform," from com- "together" + vertere "to turn" (see versus). Originally in the religious sense. The L. word is glossed in O.E. by gecyrren, from cierran "to turn, return." Related: Converted (pp. adj., 1590s);
converter (1533, of machinery, 1867); converting (1580s).
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