- 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</p>
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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