Unprepared vs Nonprepared - What's the difference?

unprepared | nonprepared |


As adjectives the difference between unprepared and nonprepared

is that unprepared is not prepared; caught by surprise while nonprepared is unprepared; unready.

As a noun unprepared

is a black mark given to a pupil who arrives at a lesson without the necessary items or preparation.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

unprepared

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not prepared; caught by surprise.
  • The castle was unprepared for the assault.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A black mark given to a pupil who arrives at a lesson without the necessary items or preparation.
  • * 1983 , Ronald B. Lansing, Skylarks and lecterns: a law school charter (page 116)
  • "He's got another rule: Whenever he gets three unprepareds in a row, he leaves the classroom."

    nonprepared

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • unprepared; unready
  • Not having been prepared.
  • nonprepared foods

    Derived terms

    * nonpreparedness