un·​per·​ceived ˌən-pər-ˈsēvd How to pronounce unperceived (audio)
: not seen, observed, or given notice : not perceived
unperceived problems

Examples of unperceived in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These cyclical characteristics didn’t go unperceived at the October 7 set, though. Rachel Narozniak, Billboard, 10 Oct. 2022 Over time, the angle of these lines changed, suggesting to audience members that the direction of the pendulum’s travel was shifting under the influence of an unperceived rotational motion—that of Earth. Alicia Ault, Smithsonian, 3 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unperceived was in the 14th century

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“Unperceived.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unperceived. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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