Unwrought vs Upwrought - What's the difference?

unwrought | upwrought |


As adjectives the difference between unwrought and upwrought

is that unwrought is in its native state, before being worked on; especially used of bars of bullion and other metal while upwrought is wrought-up.

unwrought

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • in its native state, before being worked on; especially used of bars of bullion and other metal
  • upwrought

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • wrought-up
  • * 1934 , Oscar W. Firkins, Memoirs and Letters
  • For a short time he served his father as timekeeper in a lumber yard in North Dakota — a miserable experience for him, as can readily be imagined. He came home unhappy, in a nervously upwrought state, began to shun his former associates