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[uhn-chahr-tid] /ʌnˈtʃɑr tɪd/
not shown or located on a map; unexplored; unknown, as a place or region:
the uncharted depths of space.
Origin of uncharted
1840-50; un-1 + chart + -ed2
Can be confused
uncharted, unchartered. Unabridged
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  • But all this preliminary work has left the main field almost uncharted.
  • Unfortunately, it worked its way free and into some uncharted abyss.
  • As he headed into an uncharted expanse of rain forest, he left part of the expedition behind to await further supplies.
  • The brain is still quite uncharted more interesting than what areas are affected would be to know why.
  • Those are all uncharted waters because the science of the brain enabling mental life isn't quite there yet.
  • Things are always uncharted and scary on the frontier.
  • They wind up way off course, arrive at an uncharted water world.
  • That's no easy task, since the dog genome is large and uncharted.
  • Raised in cages, they simply didn't know how to plot a route through uncharted territory.
  • Oil companies have already spent billions to secure leases to explore some of the uncharted waters.
British Dictionary definitions for uncharted


(of a physical or nonphysical region or area) not yet mapped, surveyed, or investigated: uncharted waters, the uncharted depths of the mind
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for uncharted

1847, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of chart.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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