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[uhn-trav-uh ld] /ʌnˈtræv əld/
not having traveled, especially to distant places; not having gained experience by travel.
not traveled through or over; not frequented by travelers:
an untraveled country lane.
Also, especially British, untravelled.
Origin of untraveled
1575-85; un-1 + traveled Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for untraveled
  • They are walking on untraveled ground and must make sure to avoid mistakes and plummet to where they were over half a century ago.
  • Moving from celebrity to senator isn't exactly an untraveled path.
  • Leaving a detailed travel plan before venturing into remote or untraveled territory.
  • Civilians often expect untraveled, uneducated and ignorant country bumpkins to fill the ranks.
  • Law requires that the motor vehicle be moved from a traveled to an untraveled area adjacent to the crash site.
  • Shoulders must provide a safe, untraveled portion of the roadway for motorists to use when emergencies arise.
  • Relatively hidden and untraveled, this beautiful, open valley is surrounded by mountains.
  • There were a number of roads which were considered unsafe in the daytime and generally untraveled at night.
British Dictionary definitions for untraveled


(of persons) not having travelled widely; narrow or provincial
(of a road) never travelled over
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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