- not used; not put to use: an unused room.
- never having been used: an unused postage stamp.
- not accustomed: unused to cold winters.
- (ʌnˈjuːzd) not being or never having been made use of
- (ʌnˈjuːst) (postpositive foll by to) not accustomed or used (to something)
adj.c.1300, “unaccustomed,” from un- (1) “not” + past participle of use (v.). Meaning “not employed” is recorded from late 14c.