Definition of unsay in English:


Syllabification: un·say
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈsā

verb (unsays, unsaying; past and past participle unsaid)

[with object]
  • Withdraw or retract (a statement).
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    • Despite much mature retrospection, I can't unsay those mean comments to Mom, undo what 18 years of smoking did to my lungs, nor unwrite the cringe-inducing history of my high school social life.
    • I realised that I could get away with unsaying those words.
    • Because once everything's been said about a subject what is left for new writers but the pleasure of unsaying it all?

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