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inhabited

[in-hab-i-tid] /ɪnˈhæb ɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
having inhabitants; occupied; lived in or on:
an inhabited island.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; inhabit + -ed2
Related forms
inhabitedness, noun
uninhabited, adjective
well-inhabited, adjective
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  • Ever-growing population eyes traditionally uninhabited lands.
  • These new life forms, not knowing any better, snuck in to take advantage of prime uninhabited real estate.
  • Most of the course is also far away from the crowd, over uninhabited desert.
  • Beth wished for a bed-and-breakfast, someplace tidy and uninhabited by decay.
  • Giant iguanas, endangered sea turtles, and a variety of birds live on this completely uninhabited and unspoiled island.
  • Chuck, an astronaut, lands on a presumed uninhabited world only to find out that it's not so uninhabited.
  • So they permitted an invasion of colder regions that were otherwise uninhabited.
  • The uninhabited isls are of little economic importance, though sea-bird eggs and guano are collected.
  • The place was then uninhabited, and afforded him neither water, tree nor corn.
  • It is a hazardous thing to descend a swift, unknown river rushing through an uninhabited wilderness.
British Dictionary definitions for uninhabited

uninhabited

/ˌʌnɪnˈhæbɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
(of a place) not having inhabitants: an uninhabited island
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Word Origin and History for uninhabited
adj.

1570s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of inhabit (v.).

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