un·​re·​mem·​bered ˌən-ri-ˈmem-bərd How to pronounce unremembered (audio)
: not recorded, commemorated, or held in memory : not remembered
an obscure and unremembered poet

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Unlike many of his unremembered ’00s peers who flatly mimicked West Coast gangsta rap tropes, Hussle’s three-dimensional storytelling turned his vignettes of street life into timeless anthems. Jeff Weiss, Variety, 14 Aug. 2022 Although Stafford’s grave still receives a few visitors each year on National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Dec. 7, many of these graves go unvisited and unremembered. San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Dec. 2021 Mayberry is a whitewashed myth; there was nothing charitable about slave-owning, and all of us owe the greater portion of our comfort to the misery of the unseen and unremembered. Philip Martin, Arkansas Online, 28 Sep. 2021 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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“Unremembered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unremembered. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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