unaccounted-for [uhn-uh-koun-tid-fawr] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- not accounted for; not understood; unexplained: an explosion resulting from some unaccounted-for mechanical failure.
This last is hardly a story of unaccounted-for disappearance.
Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
My intention, of course, was to call to the notice of the jurors its unaccounted-for disappearance.
The expenses necessitated by these frequent removals make an unaccounted-for item in many incomes.
Ellen H. Richards
The result of this stock-taking shows that eleven volumes were unaccounted-for, a list of which is appended.
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