un·​cel·​e·​brat·​ed ˌən--ˈse-lə-ˌbrā-təd How to pronounce uncelebrated (audio)
: not formally honored or commemorated
: not famous : obscure
solid but uncelebrated players

Examples of uncelebrated in a Sentence

a gifted but uncelebrated poet
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Word History

First Known Use

1660, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncelebrated was in 1660

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“Uncelebrated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncelebrated. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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