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unready

un·read·y

unready

 
pronunciation:
uhn re di
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: unreadier, unreadiest
definition 1: not prepared for some action or undertaking.
He was unready to give his speech.
antonyms:
ready
definition 2: not in an appropriate mental or emotional state to do something or face something.
The troops were unready to face the enemy.
antonyms:
ready
similar words:
off guard
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derivations: unreadily (adv.), unreadiness (n.)