As adjectives the difference between attested and unattested
is that attested
is proven; shown to be true with evidence while unattested
is not supported by attestation, lacking supporting evidence in the form of assurance from an authority.
As a verb attested
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Proven; shown to be true with evidence
Supported with testimony
Certified as good, correct, or pure
* 1599 , , First Folio edition, Act V, Scene 1:
- A Contract of eternall bond of loue,
- Confirm'd by mutuall ioynder of your hands,
(linguistics) Of words or languages, proven to have existed by records.
- Atte?ted by the holy clo?e of lippes,
* The word slæpwerig'' (sleep-weary) is attested in the Exeter Book in the form ''slæpwerigne .
- A term should be included if it's likely that someone would run accross it and want to know what it means. This in turn leads to the somewhat more formal guideline of including a term if it is attested' and ' idiomatic .
Not supported by attestation, lacking supporting evidence in the form of assurance from an authority.