un·​news·​wor·​thy ˌən-ˈnüz-ˌwər-t͟hē How to pronounce unnewsworthy (audio)
: not interesting enough to warrant reporting : not newsworthy
an unnewsworthy event

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web As journalists opine on every topic, however trivial or traditionally unnewsworthy, the all-knowing chorus of global gossip becomes a roaring mob. Allen Porter, WSJ, 29 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unnewsworthy was in 1935

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“Unnewsworthy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unnewsworthy. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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