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unfrequented

[uhn-free-kwuh n-tid, -fri-kwen-] /ʌnˈfri kwən tɪd, -frɪˈkwɛn-/
adjective
1.
not habitually visited, traveled, or occupied:
an unfrequented side street.
Origin of unfrequented
1580-1590
1580-90; un-1 + frequented
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  • Through the most unfrequented bridle-paths they crept slowly on, till first Windsor, and then Eton, was left behind.

    The White Rose of Langley Emily Sarah Holt
  • Her instinct was to have him to herself, to be with him alone in unfrequented places.

    A Spirit in Prison Robert Hichens
  • Stackridge and his party were soon pushing rapidly towards it along the dark, unfrequented road.

    Cudjo's Cave J. T. Trowbridge
  • This fatal region was only a desert, unfrequented even by animals.

  • Corot took many a long walk with him over narrow, unfrequented paths.

    Stories Pictures Tell Flora L. Carpenter
  • It was an unfrequented road, and no one had come over it since himself.

  • Even in this unfrequented place, each stone was carefully cut, and fitted with exact nicety in its place.

    The Mayor of Warwick Herbert M. Hopkins
  • Wild and unfrequented as this appeared, nevertheless he ventured to descend.

  • The road was no more than a country lane, unfrequented at all times, and almost sure to be deserted on Sundays.

    The Way We Live Now Anthony Trollope
  • The road was as difficult and dangerous as it was lonely and unfrequented.

    Cruel As The Grave Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
Word Origin and History for unfrequented
adj.

1580s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of frequent (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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