unaccepted

adjective

un·​ac·​cept·​ed ˌən-ik-ˈsep-təd How to pronounce unaccepted (audio)
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: not given acceptance : not accepted
an unaccepted submission

Examples of unaccepted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For a fee starting at $65 for the first 1,000 pounds, some unaccepted items can be taken to the J. Fons Transfer Station. Miriam Marini, Detroit Free Press, 5 July 2022 The two-time MVP — a unanimous selection in 2016 — has re-created the way basketball is played with his mixture of formerly unfathomable shooting abilities and previously unaccepted showmanship. Rusty Simmons, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 Oct. 2021 Adapted from the short story by Annie Proulx, Ang Lee’s film is tender and heartbreaking, the story of unaccepted love between two men in the American West. Brian Tallerico, Vulture, 16 Jan. 2021 Perez left his home and church in East L.A. at age 19 after feeling unaccepted as a gay man. Leila Miller, latimes.com, 15 July 2019 So who is responsible for maintaining unaccepted streets? Heather Knight, SFChronicle.com, 14 June 2019 The block remains unaccepted, and its upkeep remains firmly on the shoulders of its neighbors. Heather Knight, SFChronicle.com, 14 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1612, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unaccepted was in 1612

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“Unaccepted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unaccepted. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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