UN SAID

unsaid

1 [uhn-sed]
verb
simple past tense and past participle of unsay.
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unsaid

2 [uhn-sed]
adjective
not said; thought but not mentioned or discussed; unstated: It was best left unsaid.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English unsa(i)d, Old English unsǣd; see un-1, said

unsay

[uhn-sey]
verb (used with object), unsaid, unsaying.
to withdraw (something said), as if it had never been said; retract.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English unsayen. See un-2, say1

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unsaid (ʌnˈsɛd)
 
adj
not said or expressed; unspoken

unsay (ʌnˈseɪ)
 
vb , -says, -saying, -said
(tr) to retract or withdraw (something said or written)

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unsaid
O.E. unsæd, from un- (1) "not" + pp. of say. Cf. M.Du. ongeseit, Ger. ungesagt, O.N. usagðr.
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