un·​la·​ment·​ed | \ ˌən-lə-ˈmen-təd How to pronounce unlamented (audio) \

Definition of unlamented

: 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 Because at this point, we are safely removed from the threat of Japan's late and unlamented Imperial Army. Arkansas Online, "Today's date, too," 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, "Jeff Flake’s Sad Exit," 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, "Desert Prep," 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, "An Ode to West Brom's (Almost) Saviour Darren Moore - Hero of the 2017/18 Premier League Season," 14 May 2018 The Mother Boxes of the unlamented DC Universe movie Justice League. Gary Thompson, Philly.com, "What are the infinity stones that drive the plot of 'Avengers: Infinity War'?," 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of unlamented

1569, in the meaning defined above

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“Unlamented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlamented. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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