View synonyms for unrecognized


/ ʌnˈrɛkəɡˌnaɪzd /


  1. not recognized or identified

    hitherto unrecognized planets

  2. not given formal acknowledgment of legal status

    the unrecognized Communist Workers' Party

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Example Sentences

Surely it was intentional and perpetrated by Assad or ISIS or a still-unrecognized radical group.

Sykes suspects that the hairs come from either an unrecognized bear species, or an unknown hybrid of polar bear and brown bear.

Another crucial difference is that the Veneto vote is non-binding, because it is unrecognized by the central government in Rome.

Not so many sing about the cruel—but all too common—fate of being buried unrecognized, unheralded, and in an unmarked grave.

The Prawer-Begin bill implies that the Bedouins in these unrecognized villages are squatters.

Kent, still unrecognized by Lear, endeavors to persuade him to take refuge in a hovel.

Accompanied by but one attendant he left Novara, and passed unrecognized through the enemy's lines.

This man has come and gone for months in Sevenoaks, among the neighbors of the real Paul Benedict, unrecognized.

Then, being dissatisfied, he went to the unrecognized teachers, the enthusiasts and the "cranks" of a hundred schools.

No personal or professional craft lurked unrecognized behind his conclusions to give them a bias.