not heard; not perceived by the ear.
not given a hearing or audience.
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How to use unheard in a sentence
It's no longer unusual, or unheard of, for TV ads to start running 22 months ahead of an election.The Trailer: How Democrats plan to fight domestic terror | David Weigel | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
Sure, it’s not unheard of for presidents or governors to pardon someone who didn’t deserve it.
While that isn’t unheard of with government grants, it can be an added hardship for small businesses that struggle to stay afloat or don’t have access to loans.How a Chicago Political Hangout Went From Bustling to Boarded-Up — Even After the City Promised Help | by Mick Dumke | December 17, 2020 | ProPublica
Still, it’s not unheard of for metropolises to provide their own power.Power to the People of San Diego? It’s Possible, But the Window Is Closing | MacKenzie Elmer | December 16, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Rolling around in poop isn’t unheard of among animals — consider the dog.
After decades of violence, flights to Kisangani are unpredictable and Western tourists are virtually unheard of.
The stories of LGBT people around the world are rich, diverse, and often unheard.
“It feels good to have somebody to talk to and understand what I am actually feeling,” he says to an unheard volunteer.Sex, Suicide, and Homework: The Secret World of the Telephone Hotline | Tim Teeman | November 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Pillay used the 747 to deliver creature comforts, particularly for business travelers, that were previously unheard of.
“For women to meet with elected officials like this is almost unheard of [in Afghanistan],” said Barsa.Amid Unrest, Afghan Women Push For Role in Peace Process | Molly Raskin | October 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But for our village to number among its people a man whose whole history and whose family history was not known was unheard of.The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd
Life is packed with little unheard of dramas of precisely the same sort—the eternal duet of sex; nothing else keeps it going.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
This unheard-of despotism, this horrible political perjury, was certainly not merited by the good and generous Brazil.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil | Maria Graham
Graft among British policemen is unknown and bribery altogether unheard of.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car | Thomas D. Murphy
Not only so, but the private charities of these popular favourites are immense, and quite unheard of by the public.Spanish Life in Town and Country | L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
British Dictionary definitions for unheard
not heard; not perceived by the ear
not listened to or granted a hearing: his warning went unheard
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