underpublicized

adjective
un·​der·​pub·​li·​cized | \ ˌən-dər-ˈpə-blə-ˌsīzd How to pronounce underpublicized (audio) \

Definition of underpublicized

: insufficiently publicized

Examples of underpublicized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The most underrated and underpublicized pass rusher in the NFL this season is Shaquil Barrett, the outside linebacker who has 16 ½ sacks in his first season with the Bucs. John Mcclain, Houston Chronicle, "Texans: Looking ahead to Buccaneers," 15 Dec. 2019 One underpublicized asset McCall has is the school’s practice facility attached to the Mullins Center. BostonGlobe.com, "Matt McCall did some serious reflection after going 13-20 and 11-21 in his first two seasons as UMass men’s basketball coach.," 19 Oct. 2019 Adding a new women’s UCI event, organizers argued, would help call attention to the gender discrepancy in pro cycling and highlight the fact that women’s racing is severely underpublicized. Kathryn Bertine, Outside Online, "It's Time for Pro Cycling to Treat Women Equally," 22 Aug. 2019 Smaller municipalities have tried curbside collection programs, but most go underpublicized and unused. Alden Wicker, Newsweek, "Fast Fashion Is Creating an Environmental Crisis," 1 Sep. 2016 The underpublicized fact is that Donald Trump ran against a complacent, biased, flabby, leftist media that had whitewashed the failures of the U.S. political class for decades. Conrad Black, National Review, "As the Mockery Dwindles," 6 Sep. 2017 Players in women’s leagues in Europe and elsewhere remain distinct second-class citizens, their games underpublicized and spottily attended. Michael Powell, New York Times, "In Brazil, Where Men’s Soccer Once Was King, the Women’s Game Rules," 10 Aug. 2016

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First Known Use of underpublicized

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Underpublicized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underpublicized. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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