unaccompanied [uhn-uh-kuhm-puh-need] SynonymsExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for unaccompanied on Thesaurus.com adjective

  1. not accompanied; alone: The shipment arrived unaccompanied by an invoice.
  2. Music. without an accompaniment: a sonata for unaccompanied violin.

Origin of unaccompanied 1535–45; un-1 + accompanied Synonyms for unaccompanied See more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com 1. solitary, lone, unattended. Related Words for unaccompanied deserted, unattended, solo, abandoned, apart, detached, hermit, individual, isolate, isolated, lone, loner, odd, removed, single, solitary, stag, unescorted Examples from the Web for unaccompanied Contemporary Examples of unaccompanied

  • But the truth revealed itself this year when thousands upon thousands of unaccompanied children simply walked to this country.

    Didn’t Obama Hear Oregon’s Warning Shot on Immigration?

    Doug McIntyre

    November 14, 2014

  • A decade ago, he was also an unaccompanied minor hoping to make it to America.

    The Border Kid Crisis Hits the Courts

    Caitlin Dickson

    September 19, 2014

  • Close to 50,000 unaccompanied Central American minors showed up at the southwest border this year.

    Could You Make It to America Alive?

    Caitlin Dickson

    September 3, 2014

  • Contrast that to the 50,000 or so unaccompanied minors at our border with Mexico.

    Is it Time to Send Lady Liberty Back to France?

    Gene Robinson

    July 20, 2014

  • The first human being to come through Ellis Island was an unaccompanied minor.

    Is it Time to Send Lady Liberty Back to France?

    Gene Robinson

    July 20, 2014

  • Historical Examples of unaccompanied

  • It might be called a burlesque, but for the fact that it is unaccompanied by the luxury of legs.

    Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 17, July 23, 1870


  • The action was mechanical, and unaccompanied by any thought connected with it.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • The use of either instrument, when unaccompanied, leads to every sort of irregularity and trickery.



  • That is alone which is unaccompanied; that is only of which there is no other.

    The Verbalist

    Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)

  • There had fallen a great deal of rain, but unaccompanied by lightning.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

    Thomas Hardy

  • British Dictionary definitions for unaccompanied unaccompanied adjective

    1. not accompanied
    2. music
      1. (of an instrument) playing alone
      2. (of music for a group of singers) without instrumental accompaniment

    Word Origin and History for unaccompanied adj.

    1540s, “not in the company of others,” from un- (1) “not” + past participle of accompany. Musical sense is first recorded 1818.

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