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See definition of unready on Dictionary.com
  • as inlazy
  • as inoff-guard
  • as inunprepared
  • as inunwilling
  • as inbeta
  • as inunawares
  • as inoff-guard

synonyms for unready

  • apathetic
  • careless
  • dull
  • inattentive
  • indifferent
  • lackadaisical
  • lethargic
  • passive
  • sleepy
  • tired
  • weary
  • asleep on the job
  • comatose
  • dallying
  • dilatory
  • drowsy
  • flagging
  • idle
  • indolent
  • inert
  • laggard
  • lagging
  • languid
  • languorous
  • lifeless
  • loafing
  • neglectful
  • out of it
  • procrastinating
  • remiss
  • shiftless
  • slack
  • slothful
  • slow
  • slow-moving
  • snoozy
  • somnolent
  • supine
  • tardy
  • torpid
  • trifling
  • unconcerned
  • unenergetic
  • unindustrious
  • unpersevering
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antonyms for unready

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  • activated
  • active
  • attentive
  • careful
  • caring
  • concerned
  • energetic
  • fresh
  • interested
  • lively
  • vivacious
  • diligent
  • hard-working
  • industrious
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How to use unready in a sentence

The king was, therefore, required to be sharply alert to the threats of invasion, but, alas, he was too often a wimp—and all too frequently caught unready.
WITH LILIBET AND ARCHIE, HARRY AND MEGHAN AIM TO BREAK THE CYCLE OF PAINFUL ROYAL PARENTINGCLIVE IRVINGJUNE 6, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The Chiefs looked lost, unprepared and unready for the biggest game of the year.
YES, TOM BRADY IS THE GOAT. BUT HE DIDN’T DO IT ALONE.JOSH HERMSMEYERFEBRUARY 8, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
As the 2019 Global Health Security Index showed, most nations were unready for a pandemic.
THE U.S. WAS SUPPOSED TO BE EQUIPPED TO HANDLE A PANDEMIC. SO WHAT WENT WRONG?EDITORIAL BOARDDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
By no effort can his elders altogether succeed in keeping tragedy out of the life that is so unready for it.
CERES' RUNAWAYALICE MEYNELL
He did not think of her as one to be blamed, but as one too trusting, and so deceived; he never felt unready to stand up for her.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
Just as Peters inferred to have been the case, the attack on the Timothy S. caught the whole crew of pearl hunters unready.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
His own numbers were slightly superior, and with a swift rush he annihilated the unready Russians.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
Turkey appears early in the month as unready to fight Greece before the autumn, "when the ships come home."
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. IV OF IV.CHARLES L. GRAVES
But while I was cursing my unready tongue and repenting that I had not given her some small word of warning, she spoke again.
THE MASTER OF APPLEBYFRANCIS LYNDE
Men are such fools;—so awkward, so unready, with their wits ever behind the occasion by a dozen seconds or so!
PHINEAS FINNANTHONY TROLLOPE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 25, 2021
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rakish

WORDS RELATED TO UNREADY

  • dubious
  • experimental
  • flaky
  • mostly working
  • new
  • pre-release
  • suspect
  • testing
  • unready
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