unsung

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adjective un·sung \ˌən-ˈsəŋ\

Definition of unsung

  1. 1 :  not sung

  2. 2 :  not celebrated or praised (as in song or verse) an unsung hero

Examples of unsung in a Sentence

  1. the unsung men and women who keep the streets safe

  2. He is one of the unsung heroes of the civil rights movement.

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First Known Use of unsung

15th century


UNSUNG Defined for English Language Learners

unsung

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Definition of unsung for English Language Learners

  • : not given attention and praise that is deserved for doing good things



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