un·​re·​mem·​bered | \ ˌən-ri-ˈmem-bərd How to pronounce unremembered (audio) \

Definition of unremembered

: not recorded, commemorated, or held in memory : not remembered an obscure and unremembered poet

Examples of unremembered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Instead, it was pushed down, unremembered and untaught until efforts decades later started bringing it into the light. Deepti Hajela, chicagotribune.com, 29 May 2021 Take the scene where the old ghost Chicharrón dies unremembered in the Land of the Dead. Adam Rogers, Wired, 29 Apr. 2021 All of them wanted, by the small gesture of the Zoom memorial and larger gestures yet to come, to make sure that Mr. Saunders’s death did not go unnoticed, and that his contributions do not go unremembered. New York Times, 21 Jan. 2021 The butterfly effect works in reverse: Sartre had to give his lecture, and my wife had to step into my elevator not just once but twice, and yet many other, unremembered things also had to happen—in fact, everything had to go a certain way. Joshua Rothman, The New Yorker, 14 Dec. 2020 Undeclared, unresolved, and largely unremembered, the war’s unsettling legacy lives on. Erin Blakemore, National Geographic, 24 June 2020 Yet, virtually unremembered is that on March 13, 1942, Roosevelt issued an order that could have led to the evacuation and ultimate internment of 160,000 persons of Japanese descent from what was then the Territory of Hawaii. Richard B. Frank, Time, 13 Mar. 2020 Yet the most striking claim on the 2018 list has to do not with the unremembered past but with a cultural sensation that has remained oddly relevant despite its age. Graham Hillard, National Review, 28 June 2019 Their opposite numbers were the scattered divisions of Allied administrators—civil servants, diplomats, organization directors and all their unremembered underlings. Sam Sacks, WSJ, 3 May 2019

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unremembered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unremembered. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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