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unwitnessed

[uhn-wit-nist] /ʌnˈwɪt nɪst/
adjective
1.
lacking the signature of a witness:
an unwitnessed legal document.
2.
not perceived by the senses; not noticed or observed:
unwitnessed everyday occurrences.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see un-1, witness, -ed2
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Examples from the web for unwitnessed
  • The event was unwitnessed, but it appears that he stopped the tractor on the downward slope of a hillside after the baler jammed.
  • Although the incident was unwitnessed, he may have been cleaning turnings and filings from the rotating turntable.
  • The sequence of events leading to the fall was unwitnessed.
  • The event was unwitnessed, so the actual sequence of events is unknown.
British Dictionary definitions for unwitnessed

unwitnessed

/ʌnˈwɪtnɪst/
adjective
1.
without the signature or attestation of a witness
2.
not seen or observed
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