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
Pull-asides between foreign leaders are not unheard-of, but the Trump team’s changing stories about the Trump Jr. meeting and the new focus on collusion guarantee the second Trump-Putin encounter will draw close scrutiny.
The bill Mitch McConnell crafted in secret (in an unheard-of process for such major legislation) ended up looking a lot like the House’s version.
Student loan experts say stealing another person's identity to attend school is rare, but not unheard of.
That's almost unheard of in southern states, and is still uncommon in most other parts of the country, Kyle Pugh, director of the wellness center, said.
The Redskins could still tag Cousins again in 2018, though that would cost roughly $34.5 million — an unheard of price tag for any player.
However, that drought percentage isn’t unheard of in Florida -- there have been other periods of drought since 2000 when the monitor began mapping drought data.
The Warriors had a concession stand in the 1990s, which was pretty much unheard of during that era.
Thanks to what’s known as dynamic pricing, in which costs shift constantly to match demand, top ticket prices for hit shows on Broadway have hit previously unheard-of levels.
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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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