unaccepted

adjective
un·​ac·​cept·​ed | \ ˌən-ik-ˈsep-təd How to pronounce unaccepted (audio) , -ak- \

Definition of unaccepted

: not given acceptance : not accepted an unaccepted submission

Examples of unaccepted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "The 100 Best Movies on Amazon Prime Right Now," 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, "Reddit group becomes flashpoint in sex abuse scandal at La Luz del Mundo church," 15 July 2019 So who is responsible for maintaining unaccepted streets? Heather Knight, SFChronicle.com, "SF property owners maintain streets that city rejects because they don’t meet standards," 14 June 2019 The block remains unaccepted, and its upkeep remains firmly on the shoulders of its neighbors. Heather Knight, SFChronicle.com, "SF property owners maintain streets that city rejects because they don’t meet standards," 14 June 2019

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First Known Use of unaccepted

1612, in the meaning defined above

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28 Jan 2021

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“Unaccepted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unaccepted. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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