un·​cel·​e·​brat·​ed | \ ˌən--ˈse-lə-ˌbrā-təd How to pronounce uncelebrated (audio) \

Definition of uncelebrated

1 : not formally honored or commemorated
2 : not famous : obscure solid but uncelebrated players

Examples of uncelebrated in a Sentence

a gifted but uncelebrated poet
Recent Examples on the Web Perhaps this is why Morgan’s achievements have gone largely uncelebrated. Hannah Fish, The Christian Science Monitor, 6 Apr. 2022 Couldn't let a day as significant as today go uncelebrated. Andy Meek, BGR, 28 Aug. 2021 All San Diegans should know about this uncelebrated local school desegregation case. San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 July 2021 Don’t let all that Prime Day deal scoring go uncelebrated. Janelle Randazza, USA TODAY, 22 June 2021 His book is an attempt to illuminate the uncelebrated dividends—both individual and communal—of pouring yourself into a cause, place, craft, or group, whether that means looking out for local cats, or something else. Joe Pinsker, The Atlantic, 1 June 2021 The priests and other ministers who kept serving are the uncelebrated heroes — essential workers — of the coronavirus shutdowns. Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review, 10 May 2021 Her process is to immerse herself in communities and create large-scale portraits of ordinary, uncelebrated people and install them as huge banners on the sides of buildings in downtown areas. Washington Post, 1 May 2021 In the fine-dining world, Black women still remain largely uncelebrated, with notable exceptions like the James Beard award-winning chefs Nina Compton, Mashama Bailey and Dolester Miles. New York Times, 11 Jan. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of uncelebrated

1660, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Uncelebrated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncelebrated. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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