undisturbed

[[t]ʌ̱ndɪstɜ͟ː(r)bd[/t]]
1) ADJ: v-link ADJ, ADJ after v, ADJ n Something that remains undisturbed is not touched, moved, or used by anyone.

The desk looked undisturbed...

Peonies react badly to being moved and are best left undisturbed.

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2) ADJ: v-link ADJ, ADJ after v, ADJ n A place that is undisturbed is peaceful and has not been affected by changes that have happened in other places.

In the Balearics pockets of rural life and inland villages are undisturbed...

The war had not left Bargate undisturbed.

3) ADJ: ADJ after v, ADJ n, v-link ADJ If you are undisturbed in something that you are doing, you are able to continue doing it and are not affected by something that is happening.

I can spend the whole day undisturbed at the warehouse...

There was a small restaurant on Sullivan Street where we could talk undisturbed...

They want undisturbed rest.

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4) ADJ: usu v-link ADJ by n If someone is undisturbed by something, it does not affect, bother, or upset them.

Victoria was strangely undisturbed by this symptom, even though her husband and family were frightened.

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  • undisturbed — index dispassionate, inviolate, patient, peaceable, phlegmatic, placid, sane, secure (confident) …   Law dictionary

  • undisturbed — c.1600, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of DISTURB (Cf. disturb) …   Etymology dictionary

  • undisturbed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not disturbed …   English terms dictionary

  • undisturbed — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • undisturbed — un|dis|turbed [ˌʌndıˈstə:bd US ə:r ] adj 1.) not interrupted or moved ▪ At last I was able to work undisturbed. be left/remain undisturbed ▪ The land is to be left undisturbed as a nature reserve. 2.) be undisturbed by sth not upset or worried by …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • undisturbed — adj. undisturbed by (undisturbed by the commotion) * * * [ˌʌndɪ stɜːbd] undisturbed by (undisturbed by the commotion) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • undisturbed — un|dis|turbed [ ,ʌndı stɜrbd ] adjective 1. ) not touched or moved by anyone: The body had lain there undisturbed for centuries. 2. ) not interrupted by anyone: I need to find somewhere I can work undisturbed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • undisturbed — adjective not interrupted or moved: At last I was able to work undisturbed. | The documents lay undisturbed for years …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • undisturbed — UK [ˌʌndɪˈstɜː(r)bd] / US [ˌʌndɪˈstɜrbd] adjective 1) not touched or moved by anyone The body had lain there undisturbed for centuries. 2) not interrupted by anyone I need to find somewhere I can work undisturbed …   English dictionary

  • undisturbed — adj. * * * …   Universalium

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