un·​her·​ald·​ed ˌən-ˈher-əl-dəd How to pronounce unheralded (audio)
: not heralded: such as
: not publicly acclaimed
an unheralded film
an unheralded opponent
: coming or occurring without advance notice : unexpected
… the faster the boat the less the risk of getting caught out in an unheralded gale or storm.Peter Haward

Examples of unheralded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Springs meanwhile got hurt early, but when healthy, his exceptional unheralded talent is a bargain at the three years and $27 million he is set to earn over the next two seasons. Mark Deeks, Forbes, 27 Nov. 2023 The Sisterhood: The Secret History of Women at the CIA by Liza Mundy Liza Mundy’s newest is a worthy successor to her 2017 best seller, Code Girls, which explored the stories of the unheralded American women who served as code breakers during World War II. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian Magazine, 20 Nov. 2023 Other roster decisions, though, are less flashy, forged from days like Thursday when an unheralded yet hungry group works out to earn a spot, emboldened by what the Heat have accomplished. Dan Woike, Los Angeles Times, 9 June 2023 Pittman fired Enos on Sunday, the day after the Razorbacks amassed 200 total yards in a 7-3 loss to unheralded Mississippi State to cap a six-game losing streak strewn with sub-par offensive showings. Tom Murphy, Arkansas Online, 24 Oct. 2023 Rather than pursuing another impact hitter to balance their lineup, the Dodgers settled for a collection of unheralded offensive reinforcements. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, 13 Oct. 2023 No one may be more central to that inquiry than Ms. Marks, who was, until now, an unheralded cog in New York politics, toiling in her converted garage on Long Island’s South Shore as a campaign bookkeeper to dozens of congressmen, judges and political action committees. Nicholas Fandos, New York Times, 21 Apr. 2023 The story turns into one of those fascinating narratives—quick love, poignant loss, uncertain paternity, distant voyages—which only someone like Miriam, with a big, if unheralded, life, lived across continents, can tell. Vinson Cunningham, The New Yorker, 9 Oct. 2023 The Diamondbacks traded for Rivera in an unheralded deal last summer, receiving him from the Royals for Luke Weaver, who was on an expiring contract. Theo MacKie, The Arizona Republic, 7 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unheralded was in 1864

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“Unheralded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unheralded. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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