un·​chron·​i·​cled ˌən-ˈkrä-ni-kəld How to pronounce unchronicled (audio)
: not recorded or described in or as if in a chronicle : not chronicled
The murmur of unchronicled nations has died away along these shores …Henry David Thoreau
… the friendships of accomplished women are woefully unchronicled.Carolyn G. Heilbrun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The Jewish makers of modern finance have not gone unchronicled. Norman Lebrecht, WSJ, 21 Oct. 2022 The task of fleeing Eritrea, the small nation sometimes reductively called the North Korea of Africa, is the kind of perilous journey that often goes unchronicled for fear of retaliation. Tyler Coates, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unchronicled was in 1598

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“Unchronicled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchronicled. Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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