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unsheltered Line breaks: un|shel¦tered
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈʃɛltəd/

Definition of unsheltered in English:


Not sheltered or protected: a square sandstone building unsheltered by any trees
More example sentences
  • Never have I driven in such a wind, for a large part until the route brings one into Newcastle city the road is unsheltered from the sea and we took a sustained battering from heavy sidewinds.
  • Until an accurate means of counting both sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons is implemented nationwide, we won't have any way of assessing who is chronically homeless and if and how they are being helped.
  • It is holding 360 captured fighters in Kandahar in an unsheltered stockade, exposed to the bitter winter cold.

Words that rhyme with unsheltered

bastard • unlettered

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