unbeloved

adjective

un·​be·​loved ˌən-bi-ˈləvd How to pronounce unbeloved (audio)
-ˈlə-vəd,
-bē-
: not dearly loved
… the woodchuck, an unbeloved, homely, solitary and peaceable creature …Pete Bodo
unbeloved, he was not even … much admired.Scott Raab

Examples of unbeloved in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now holding the vice presidency, Harris remains impressively unbeloved. Charles C. W. Cooke, National Review, 19 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1596, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unbeloved was in 1596

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“Unbeloved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbeloved. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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