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unrequited

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adjective un·re·quit·ed \ˌən-ri-ˈkwī-təd\

Simple Definition of unrequited

  • : not shared or returned by someone else

Full Definition of unrequited

  1. :  not requited :  not reciprocated or returned in kind <unrequited love>

Examples of unrequited

  1. a song about unrequited love



Circa 1542

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circa 1542

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