It seems light years away from the daily grind of unreturned phone calls and bad coffee.
She then went into hiding: Repeated calls over the next 24 hours went unanswered and unreturned.
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It is only the masculine lover whom Browning allows thus to get the better of unreturned love.
He did not believe love so great as what he called his feeling for her could be unreturned.
I He could not believe that his affection was unreturned; it was too precious to remain unacknowledged.
But the devotion was unreturned, the constancy was not desired.
There was no hidden romance or tale of unreturned affection in Miss Sophonisba's experience.
To leave her at once might render his unreturned love hopeless.
Even his well-disciplined mind and his severe regulation of conduct were no proof against the turmoil of unreturned affection.
early 14c., "to come back, come or go back to a former position" (intransitive), from Old French retorner "turn back, turn round, return" (Modern French retourner), from re- "back" (see re-) + torner "to turn" (see turn (v.)). Transitive sense of "report officially" is early 15c.; "to send back" is mid-15c.; that of "to turn back" is from c.1500. Meaning "to give in repayment" is 1590s; that of "give back, restore" c.1600. Related: Returned; returning.
late 14c., "act of coming back," also "official report of election results," from Anglo-French retorn, Old French retorne, verbal noun from retorner (see return (v.)). In ball games from 1833; specifically in tennis from 1886. Meaning "a yield, a profit" is recorded from 1620s. Meaning "a thing sent back" is from 1875. Many happy returns of the day was used by Addison (1716). Mailing return address attested from 1884.