Adjective "unrestored" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ʌnrɪˈstɔːd/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Not repaired or renovated.
  1. 'Structures get built or acquired, utility bills rise, collections grow, and unrestored rolling stock jams the yard.'
  2. 'Many of the photographs showed the artifacts in an unrestored state, some covered with dirt, indicating that they had been recently unearthed.'
  3. 'The unrestored print from which the transfer was struck shows signs of significant deterioration in isolated shots, including thin vertical bands of faded color similar to the damage in Lawrence Of Arabia's famous mirage shot.'
  4. 'The 1932 Marendaz Special, which is in original, unrestored condition and still covered in dust, has been in the same family, whose identity is not being disclosed, since at least 1947.'
  5. 'The sound is acceptable for an unrestored film of this age.'
  6. 'The print is unrestored, and does show occasional grain (especially in those ubiquitous dissolve cuts) and damage, but nothing exceedingly distracting.'
  7. 'With a friend, I had scaled the steep and as-yet unrestored face of the pyramid, then slept the night in the Castillo's temple.'
  8. 'Chinese heroes defended this pass, and there is an air of memorial about it, even though these days, the war-damaged, unrestored section of the Wall runs through fruit orchards and across a canyon creek.'
  9. 'While we are on the subject of unfortunate video decisions, the decision to leave the print unrestored is disappointing as well.'
  10. 'The mineral cabinet in the Stroganoff palace, still extant but unrestored, is generally credited to Voronikhin.'

Definitions

1. to bring back into existence, use, or the like; reestablish: to restore order.

2. to bring back to a former, original, or normal condition, as a building, statue, or painting.

3. to bring back to a state of health, soundness, or vigor.

4. to put back to a former place, or to a former position, rank, etc.: to restore the king to his throne.

5. to give back; make return or restitution of (anything taken away or lost).

6. to reproduce or

More examples(as adjective)

"states can be unrestored."

"people can be unrestored."

"farmhouses can be unrestored."

"buildings can be unrestored."

Origin

(restore)