Definition of unkeen in English:


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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈkiːn


1Not eager or enthusiastic: Reg was decidedly unkeen on sharing the spotlight
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  • The tech was unkeen to help and wasn't swayed by my bribe.
  • I was unkeen on this name until a friend named their daughter it a couple of years ago and now it's really grown on me.
  • I awoke to rain and was unkeen on going to uni, but I did.
2Not sharp or penetrating; blunt: it’s very dangerous to cut with an unkeen knife an unkeen sense of smell
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  • Sarcasm was once again laced into her voice, although to unkeen ears it could have gone unrecognized.
  • An obstetrician was able to explain my unkeen sense of vision.
  • An unkeen blade will make you want to muscle through the shave and this unwanted pressure can be razing.

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