What is the antonym of “documented”?
The antonym of documented is undocumented, unproven, and unverified. The antonyms undocumented, unproven, and unverified convey a lack of evidence or proof. It implies that something has not been recorded, established, or confirmed.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Not recorded or officially recognized.
He was an undocumented immigrant who had been living in the country for years.
Not yet demonstrated or confirmed to be true or effective.
The new drug was still unproven and needed further testing before it could be approved.
Not confirmed or proven to be true or accurate.
The news report was unverified and could not be trusted until more reliable sources confirmed it.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Undocumented refers to something that has not been recorded or officially recognized.
- 2Unproven refers to something that has not been demonstrated or confirmed to be true or effective.
- 3Unverified refers to something that has not been confirmed or proven to be true or accurate.
Good things to know
- 1Legal Context: Use documented and undocumented to refer to legal status or records.
- 2Scientific Context: Use documented and unproven to describe scientific research and findings.
- 3Journalistic Context: Use documented and unverified to describe news reports and sources.