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unheard

[ uhn-hurd ]
/ ʌnˈhɜrd /
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adjective
not heard; not perceived by the ear.
not given a hearing or audience.
Archaic. unheard-of.
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Origin of unheard

First recorded in 1250–1300; Middle English unherd. See un-1, heard
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British Dictionary definitions for unheard

unheard
/ (ʌnˈhɜːd) /

adjective
not heard; not perceived by the ear
not listened to or granted a hearinghis warning went unheard
archaic unheard-of
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