un·​pro·​nounced ˌən-prə-ˈnau̇n(t)st How to pronounce unpronounced (audio)
: not pronounced
especially : mute

Examples of unpronounced in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her very existence is under attack in ways both unpronounced and blatant. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 10 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unpronounced was in the 15th century

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“Unpronounced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpronounced. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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