unremembered

adjective
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

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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, "O. J. Simpson Joins Twitter," 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, "Fiction: The List of Varian Fry," 3 May 2019 Taking up this riveting but largely unremembered moment of American history is Black 14, a new short documentary by Darius Clark Monroe and executive produced by Spike Lee that debuted on the streaming platform Topic.com this month. Salamishah Tillet, The Hollywood Reporter, "Director Darius Monroe Talks New Doc 'Black 14' and the Forgotten College Football Protest From 1960s," 9 Apr. 2018 There was literally nothing for him here on Earth but to die, unremembered and unremarked on. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, "A prisoner is given a deal he can’t refuse in an excerpt from S.J. Morden’s sci-fi novel One Way," 25 Mar. 2018 Most dreams go unremembered, but what about the cases in which you not only remember but are also left with a feeling of WTF? Martine Thompson, Vogue, "What Can We Learn From Our Dreams?," 16 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of unremembered

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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