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unseasoned

[uhn-see-zuh nd] /ʌnˈsi zənd/
adjective
1.
(of things) not seasoned; not matured, dried, etc., by due seasoning:
unseasoned wood.
2.
(of persons) not inured to a climate, work, etc.; inexperienced:
an unseasoned crew.
3.
(of food) not flavored with seasoning:
a tasteless, unseasoned meal.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; un-1 + season + -ed2
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  • It is more effective in diffusing through green or unseasoned wood than through old or seasoned wood.
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  • unseasoned wood produces only two-thirds of the heat of seasoned wood.
British Dictionary definitions for unseasoned

unseasoned

/ʌnˈsiːzənd/
adjective
1.
(of persons) not sufficiently experienced: unseasoned troops
2.
not matured or seasoned: unseasoned timber
3.
(of food) not flavoured with seasoning
Derived Forms
unseasonedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unseasoned
adj.

1580s, "not made palatable by seasoning," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of season (v.). Meaning "not habituated by experience" is recorded from c.1600.

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