Meaning of unattended


Pronunciation: (un"u-ten'did), [key]
— adj.
  1. without attendance; lacking an audience, spectators, etc.: an unattended meeting.
  2. not accompanied; not associated with, as a concomitant effect or result: a flash of lightning unattended by thunder.
  3. not cared for or ministered to: unattended patients; an unattended injury.
  4. not taken in charge; not watched over: an unattended switchboard.
  5. not accompanied, as by an attendant or companion; alone: The queen was unattended.
  6. unheeded; not listened to; disregarded: unattended warning signals.
  7. not tended to; not done or carried out, as a task (usually fol. by to): He left his studies unattended to.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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