Share this entry

Share this page

unilluminated

Line breaks: un|illu¦min|ated
Pronunciation: /ʌnɪˈluːmɪneɪtɪd
 
, ʌnɪˈljuː-/

Definition of unilluminated in English:

adjective

Not illuminated: the unilluminated length of the tunnel
More example sentences
  • The tone is light, but not Shakespeare-lite: no compromise is made on the speaking of the verse; the application of modern directorial techniques maximises the potential in every word and no utterance is left unilluminated.
  • He turned his attention to a dead body, dragged halfway onto shore, the other half engulfed in the unilluminated black waters of the lake.
  • The philosopher John Stuart Mill, whose father had famously educated him on strictly utilitarian principles, knew from bitter experience how defective an education only in skills, unilluminated by compassion, can be.

Words that rhyme with unilluminated

opinionated

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…