unheard

adjective un·heard \ ˌən-ˈhərd \
Updated on: 13 May 2018

Definition of unheard

1 a : not perceived by the ear
b : not given a hearing
2 archaic : unheard-of

Examples of unheard in a Sentence

  1. Their cries for help were unheard.

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First Known Use of unheard

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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UNHEARD Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of unheard for English Language Learners

  • : not given attention

  • : not heard or listened to


UNHEARD Defined for Kids

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adjective un·heard \ ˌən-ˈhərd \

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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