un guided


accompanied by a guide: a guided tour.
supervised or controlled: a guided beam.

1905–10; guide + -ed2

self-guided, adjective
unguided, adjective
unguidedly, adverb
well-guided, adjective
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Word Origin & History

late 14c., from O.Fr. guider "to guide, lead, conduct," from Frankish *witan "show the way," from P.Gmc. *wit- "to know" (cf. Ger. weisen "to show, point out," O.E. witan "to see"). The French word influenced by O.Prov. guidar (n.) "guide, leader," from the same source. The noun meaning "one who shows
the way" first recorded mid-14c. In 18c. France, a "for Dummies" or "Idiot's Guide to" book would be a guid' âne, lit. "guide-ass."
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guide (gīd)
A device or instrument by which something is led into its proper course, such as a grooved director or a catheter guide.

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