unappreciated

adjective un·ap·pre·ci·at·ed \ ˌən-ə-ˈprē-shē-ˌā-təd , -ˈpri- also -ˈprē-sē- \
|Updated on: 26 Jun 2018

Definition of unappreciated

: not given deserved recognition or thanks : not properly appreciated
  • unappreciated volunteers
  • felt unappreciated for her efforts
  • a career largely unappreciated by critics
  • an unappreciated skill

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circa 1828

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