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Unwritten

Un`writ´ten
a.1.Not written; not reduced to writing; oral; as, unwritten agreements.
2.Containing no writing; blank; as, unwritten paper.
Unwritten doctrines
(Theol.) such doctrines as have been handed down by word of mouth; oral or traditional doctrines.
Unwritten law
That part of the law of England and of the United States which is not derived from express legislative enactment, or at least from any enactment now extant and in force as such. This law is now generally contained in the reports of judicial decisions. See Common law, under Common.
Unwritten laws
such laws as have been handed down by tradition or in song. Such were the laws of the early nations of Europe.
Adj.1.unwritten - based on custom rather than documentation; "an unwritten law"; "rites...so ancient that they well might have had their unwritten origins in Aurignacian times"- J.L.T.C.Spence
Antonyms:
written - systematically collected and written down; "written laws"
2.unwritten - using speech rather than writing; "an oral tradition"; "an oral agreement"
Synonyms: oral
3.unwritten - said or done without having been planned or written in advance; "he made a few ad-lib remarks"
Synonyms: ad-lib, spontaneous

LAW, UNWRITTEN, or lex non scripta. All the laws which do not come under the definition of written law; it is composed, principally, of the law of nature, the law of nations, the common law, and customs.

acknowledged, admitted, articulated, conventional, customary, enunciated, established, fixed, folk, hallowed, handed down, heroic, hoary, immemorial, inveterate, legendary, lingual, linguistic, long-established, long-standing, mythological, nuncupative, of long standing, of the folk, oral, parol, prescriptive, pronounced, received, recognized, rooted, said, silent, sounded, speech, spoken, time-honored, traditional, tried and true, true-blue, undeclared, understood, unexpressed, unmentioned, unproclaimed, unpronounced, unpublished, unrecorded, unsaid, unspoken, unsung, untalked-of, untold, unuttered, unvoiced, uttered, venerable, verbal, viva voce, vocal, vocalized, voiced, voiceful, word-of-mouth, wordless, worshipful
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Unworth
unworthily
unworthiness
Unworthy
unworthy of
unwound
unwounded
unwoven
Unwrap
unwrapped
Unwray
Unwreathe
Unwrie
Unwrinkle
unwrinkled
Unwrite
-- Unwritten --
Unwritten doctrines
unwritten law
Unwritten laws
Unwroken
unyielding
unyieldingness
Unyoke
Unyoked
Unyolden
unzip
Unzoned
Up
Up anchor
up and down
Up grade
Up helm
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