un·​loved | \ ˌən-ˈləvd How to pronounce unloved (audio) \

Definition of unloved

: not loved or cherished an unloved, abandoned dog unloved houses My job is to lighten the spirit and love the heck out of people who feel really unloved.— Wynonna Judd

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Recent Examples on the Web Companies that are unloved in the stock market make good targets for a second bite of the cherry by the private equity firms that were previous owners. Washington Post, "Madame Tussauds Displays the Appeal of Private Ownership," 28 June 2019 Scooters hit San Antonio unannounced and often unloved in the summer of 2018. Bruce Selcraig, ExpressNews.com, "Could scooter mania just blow over in San Antonio?," 30 Dec. 2019 Those that aren’t so fun or easy to use usually end up unloved in the cupboard. Ross Rudesch Harley, Quartz, "Why we geek out over sleek interface designs," 14 Dec. 2019 Traffickers are ruthless predators and will exploit any weakness or void: naivete, mental illness, addiction, low self-esteem, homelessness, a feeling of being unloved or unlovable. Phillip Morris, cleveland, "Dead Cleveland girls beckon us from their graves: Phillip Morris," 3 Nov. 2019 An allocation to unloved assets insures against such herding. The Economist, "The deep appeal of emerging markets is their lack of surface appeal," 26 Oct. 2019 Words like sad, powerless, unworthy, unloved, and scared were uttered. BostonGlobe.com, "You're using a browser set to private or incognito mode.," 19 Nov. 2019 That means the most unloved bull market in memory chugs along. Nancy Tengler, USA TODAY, "Hey, good news America: Investors are bailing on stocks," 15 Dec. 2019 Hauff’s aunt said the boy had been bullied, felt unloved and had even spoken about his suicidal ideations. oregonlive, "Oregon City 4th grader dies by suicide," 15 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of unloved

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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23 Feb 2020

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“Unloved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unloved. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unloved

: not loved by anyone

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