un·​rec·​og·​nized | \ ˌən-ˈre-kig-ˌnīzd How to pronounce unrecognized (audio) , -kəg- \

Definition of unrecognized

: not recognized: such as
a : not given deserved attention or notice Her achievements were left unrecognized.
b : not identified, detected, or known a problem that has gone unrecognized for months unrecognized symptoms

Examples of unrecognized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Riddle rolled out a new theme this week that was similar enough to his old theme to bo unrecognized. Alfred Konuwa, Forbes, 19 July 2022 This Is Us, which just recently came to a close in May, went practically unrecognized save for a nomination in the original music and lyrics category, and leading lady Mandy Moore got very honest about her thoughts on the snub. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 12 July 2022 That overestimation may have contributed to an unrecognized or delayed recognition of a patient's eligibility to receive certain Covid-19 therapies. Jacqueline Howard, CNN, 11 July 2022 Despite specimens sitting in Kew's herbarium for 177 years, new expertise has revealed that the waterlily is a previously unrecognized species. Dylan Butts, NBC News, 4 July 2022 Turn it on, and then from that point onward Facebook will ask for a login code if there’s an attempt to log in to your account from an unrecognized device or browser. Andy Meek, BGR, 26 June 2022 The body sends in B cells to fight the unrecognized RNA, and create antibodies against it. Isabella Cueto, STAT, 18 June 2022 While gay, lesbian, and trans celebrities are often spotlighted by various entities during this time, those who fall outside of strict gender boxes are often overlooked, disregarded, or simply unrecognized. Rivea Ruff, Essence, 16 June 2022 As for her deposition and the rest of the court documents, they were boxed up and eventually stored among a million other records, unseen and unrecognized for their significance. Michael Hill, The Christian Science Monitor, 15 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unrecognized

1710, in the meaning defined above

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“Unrecognized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrecognized. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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