un·​der·​pub·​li·​cized ˌən-dər-ˈpə-blə-ˌsīzd How to pronounce underpublicized (audio)
: insufficiently publicized

Examples of underpublicized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Normally, the committee’s underpublicized meetings attract few people. Dan Barry, New York Times, 6 Nov. 2022 Treatments such as bebtelovimab and Evusheld remain on shelves underpublicized and underused. Sarah Zhang, The Atlantic, 22 Sep. 2022 Adams is part of an important and underpublicized conversation about race, the law, and government policy that focusses heavily on a set of issues affecting most Black people: public schools, real-estate practices, and job markets. Nicholas Lemann, The New Yorker, 26 July 2021 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, 15 Dec. 2019 One underpublicized asset McCall has is the school’s practice facility attached to the Mullins Center. BostonGlobe.com, 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, 22 Aug. 2019 Smaller municipalities have tried curbside collection programs, but most go underpublicized and unused. Alden Wicker, Newsweek, 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, 6 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of underpublicized was in 1966

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“Underpublicized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underpublicized. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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