un·​heed·​ed ˌən-ˈhē-dəd How to pronounce unheeded (audio)
: not attended or listened to : not heeded
unheeded warnings

Examples of unheeded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That would leave Macron in office but no longer possessed of much power — unheeded, unheralded and unloved. Lee Hockstader, Washington Post, 1 July 2024 The ecclesiastical loopholes that explain her choices are less important than the unheeded despair that compels her to make them in the first place. David Ehrlich, IndieWire, 18 June 2024 Riedel draws on his decades of experience in the CIA to lend color to his rehearsal of U.S. policy toward a monarchy that has served as a usually reliable ally, an occasionally useful scapegoat, and a consistent source of good and unheeded advice. Bruce Reidel, Foreign Affairs, 19 Apr. 2022 The villagers made appeal after appeal to the Israeli police and to the ever-present Israeli military, but their calls for protection went largely unheeded, and the attacks continued with no consequences. Mark Mazzetti Jonathan Davis Anna Diamond David Mason, New York Times, 16 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for unheeded 

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Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unheeded was in 1611

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“Unheeded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unheeded. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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