un·​la·​ment·​ed ˌən-lə-ˈmen-təd How to pronounce unlamented (audio)
: not grieved for : causing no mourning : not lamented
It made her look … like something out of a distant, unlamented past.Stephen Baxter

Examples of unlamented in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The NCAA Tournament went on without me, unlamented. oregonlive, 5 Nov. 2020 The Republican Party only had about a half-century to prepare for the end of Roe v. Wade yet is still scared and confused now that the late, unlamented decision is no longer with us. Rich Lowry, National Review, 30 Aug. 2022 Because at this point, we are safely removed from the threat of Japan's late and unlamented Imperial Army. Arkansas Online, 9 Aug. 2020 Defenders point to the Supreme Court’s 1988 Morrison v. Olson ruling that upheld the late and unlamented independent counsel statute. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 29 Nov. 2018 Abdullah seems to be a fairly popular leader, unlike Hosni Mubarak of Egypt or the late, unlamented Muammar Qaddafi of Libya. Richard McGill Murphy, Town & Country, 17 Dec. 2012 In the short and unlamented Pardew era, the club's reputation took serious knocks both on and off the pitch. SI.com, 14 May 2018 The Mother Boxes of the unlamented DC Universe movie Justice League. Gary Thompson, Philly.com, 25 Apr. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1569, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unlamented was in 1569

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“Unlamented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlamented. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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