Definition of untold in English:


Syllabification: un·told
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈtōld


1 [attributive] Too much or too many to be counted or measured: thieves caused untold damage
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  • In the hands of the untrained and unwary it can cause untold damage to your wealth.
  • It does untold damage to the numerous pelagic seabirds indigenous to the area: murres, puffins and gannets.
  • Vandals are unwittingly causing untold damage to wildlife habitat in Savernake Forest, says a forester.
2(Of a story or event) not narrated or recounted: no event, however boring, is left untold
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  • Sometimes, stark images can speak for themselves and even narrate untold stories.
  • We believe we have the untold story of the election.
  • There are a million untold stories like this one that say he's done quite enough already.
unreported, overlooked, ignored;
hidden, secret, unrecounted, unrevealed, undisclosed, undivulged, unpublished


Old English unteald 'not counted' (see un-1, told).

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