Definition of unfinished in English:


Line breaks: un|fin¦ished
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfɪnɪʃt


1Not finished or concluded; incomplete: her last novel is unfinished
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  • You must clear away the detritus, finish your unfinished business, before the New Year can be magic.
  • We are merely concluding unfinished business in terms of the deal, and this measure is the best form of closure.
  • It is the job of each new generation to finish the unfinished business of the past.
incomplete, uncompleted, truncated, aborted; partial, undone, half-done, unexecuted, undeveloped, deferred, put off, abandoned; imperfect, unaccomplished, immature, defective, deficient, lacking, wanting, unpolished, unrefined, sketchy, fragmentary, patchy, rough, crude
2(Of an object) not having been given an attractive surface appearance as the final stage of manufacture: the garage door can be supplied unfinished for you to paint yourself
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  • Despite its unfinished surface, the statue was detailed, each piece of her naked form perfectly shaped.
  • Road surfaces and footpaths in general are good, however road edges appear to be unfinished.
  • The statue, like the London version, appears to be unfinished.

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