Definition of untouched in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈtʌtʃt/


1Not handled, used, or tasted: Annabel pushed aside her untouched plate
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  • The lack of utensils might have been why many plates went virtually untouched.
  • To add insult to injury, several supermodels left their plates untouched, a new twist on the concept of world hunger.
  • Now he sits before a half-drunk coffee, a plate of untouched biscuits and an overflowing ashtray.
1.1(Of a subject) not treated in writing or speech; not discussed: no detail is left untouched
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  • Still, some core issues were left untouched for the December session.
  • Though this topic is not untouched, the dance-drama flows along with a different path of choreography.
  • A multitude of previously untouched social and lifestyle subjects are now reported and discussed.
2Not affected, changed, or damaged in any way: Prague was relatively untouched by the war
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  • The beauty of Thai beaches is the stuff of folklore: pristine, clean and untouched.
  • It had snowed for the last few days, and the woods were buried in a perfect untouched mantle of thick fresh snow.
  • It came as something pure and good, untouched unspoilt by words, and shone over my life forever.

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