Definition of unwarned in English:



  • (of a person) not warned in advance about something.

    ‘nomads roamed the testing fields, unwarned and unprotected’
    • ‘At the same time, hundreds of mostly African American postal workers are left unwarned and unprotected.’
    • ‘Only by considering ourselves unwarned, and acting as such, could we protect the vital interests of the United States.’
    • ‘I was just about coming to my senses, not long before lunch, when the doorbell rang and there stood Graham's parents, again, unwarned and unannounced.’
    • ‘Should the police officer follow his own view of the Constitution in the hope that the unwarned arrestee will confess to the crime?’
    • ‘After a short break, investigators gave the defendant the Miranda warning and questioned her again, making repeated reference to the prior unwarned statement.’
    • ‘They had been unwarned, untrained, and unarmed.’
    • ‘The king and queen had no eyes for this, and therefore were left unwarned.’



/ˌənˈwôrnd/ /ˌənˈwɔrnd/