Definition of unexplained in English:


Syllabification: un·ex·plained
Pronunciation: /ˌənikˈsplānd


  • 1Not described or made clear; unknown: the reason for her summons was as yet unexplained
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    • Some things became clear, some became more unexplained.
    • The addition of two sailors remains unexplained, that it is not at all clear how exactly they became a part of this expedition.
    • But in this novel, more so than his other recent stories, there were some clearly unsettling parts of the story which remained unexplained.
  • 1.1Not accounted for or attributable to an identified cause: SIDS is still an unexplained phenomenon
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    • Whatever the reason, this is an unexplained phenomenon.
    • The ad was never put on TV because the unexplained ghostly phenomenon frightened the production team out of their wits.
    • Since we already have an embarrassing number of unexplained phenomena, no one seems to have had time for this one yet.

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