Definition of unlit in English:


Line breaks: un¦lit
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈlɪt


1Not provided with lighting: an unlit staircase
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  • And even now, in the dim lighting of her unlit house, Forest could see how much it was killing her to return home.
  • For example, the few photographs taken inside a dark doorway or unlit shrine exhibit dramatic shadows, but that was because Fagg did not use flashbulbs.
  • Still, it was too damned bright and there were only so many books I wanted to read, and I despaired, till I noticed a door to an unlit staircase.
2Not having been set light to: his unlit pipe
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  • He said a small spring similar to those found in disposable lighters and an unlit tea light candle had been found in the bedroom.
  • She gave me an unlit cigarette, I lit it off of the car lighter.
  • In one you dunk the ball in a pit to coat it with tar, and then run it though a fire to set it ablaze, and then run it across an unlit fire to light it - the fire then melts a wall of ice allowing you to escape.

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