Definition of unheard
1a : not perceived by the earb : not given a hearing
2 archaic : unheard-of
Examples of unheard in a Sentence
Their cries for help were unheard.
Recent Examples of unheard from the Web
What used to be unheard of is common now to police, emergency medical personnel and social workers.
That’s almost unheard of, especially with heavy metals.
Four hit batsmen isn’t unheard of at this point in the season —
Wilcox's sketch sped from digital model to ridable prop in just three months – an unheard-of production cycle.
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First Known Use of unheard
UNHEARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unheard for English Language Learners
: not given attention
: not heard or listened to
UNHEARD Defined for Kids
Definition of unheard for Students
: not heard I followed as softly as I could, and coming unheard into the kitchen, stood and watched him. — Robert Louis Stevenson, Kidnapped
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