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What is the opposite of ripe?

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(of produce) Opposite of deliciously juicy and tender from having been ripened
“It must be eaten ripe since latex and tannin present in the unripe fruit give it an unpleasantly astringent taste.”
Opposite of in a complete or fully mature stage of development
“He was still an immature boy and he could not handle the presumptions, or the contextual implications of a remark that was little more than an ironic, playful bit of baseball chatter.”
Opposite of in an old, advanced or mature state or age
“Lucas actually began to engrave at the early age of nine and applied himself to the work with such unremitting enthusiasm that his mother became concerned for his health.”
Opposite of having arrived at the fitting stage or time for a particular action or purpose)
“Howie gave a little laugh, but Moncrief either didn't get it or thought it was inappropriate to make jokes at a time like this.”
Opposite of in a state of fitness or readiness
“Their past excesses, their over-indulgence in lamentable sins, have shattered their constitutions, and when the crisis came, they were found unready for the fight.”
Opposite of desirous or keen to do or have something
“I realize it is the most hyped game of the year, but I can't put my finger on why I feel so unenthused about its impending release.”
Opposite of having a disagreeable or unpleasant odor
“The taramasalata, or carp roe spread, was tasty, and the moussaka was fragrant with the scent of cloves.”
Opposite of exhibiting enthusiasm or strong passion
Opposite of fortunate, as if through divine involvement
Opposite of ready and willing
“If he is unwilling to change his drinking habits, I will have no choice but to leave him.”
(of food) Opposite of ready for consumption
“So we set up a platform in a tree next to a fig tree that was bulging with unripened fruit.”
Opposite of succulent or full of juice(s)
Opposite of succulent or deliciously full of juice(s)
Opposite of prepared for use or action
“How can we eat when the table arrangement is incomplete?”
(of food) Opposite of easy to chew
“The beef was so leathery that I abandoned it as soon as the spicy duck arrived.”
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