- strongly marked: a pronounced fishy taste.
- clearly indicated: a pronounced contrast.
- decided; unequivocal: pronounced views.
Origin of pronounced
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1. distinct, unmistakable.
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Examples from the Web for unpronounced
Otherwise leave them “unhonoured and unsung,” and unpronounced.
Comparatively weak and unpronounced are the features of urban life.The Blue-Grass Region of Kentucky
James Lane Allen
Here we have a pure 'Chippendale' book-plate of an unpronounced type.Book-Plates
William J. Hardy
Cabbages and cradles for ever was the unpronounced cry of triumph with which he buoyed up his courage.Ayala's Angel
In Swedish and Danish there are the forms lille and liden; whilst in the neuter form, lidt, the d is unpronounced.The English Language
Robert Gordon Latham
- strongly marked or indicated
- (of a sound) articulated with vibration of the vocal cords; voiced
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Word Origin and History for unpronounced
"spoken," 1570s, past participle adjective from pronounce (v.). Sense of "emphatic" is a figurative meaning first attested c.1730.
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