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unsung

[ uhn-suhng ]
/ ʌnˈsʌŋ /
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adjective
not sung; not uttered or rendered by singing.
not celebrated in song or verse; not praised or acclaimed: the unsung heroes of the war.
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Origin of unsung

1375–1425 for def. 1; 1660–70 for def. 2; late Middle English; see un-1, sung
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British Dictionary definitions for unsung

unsung
/ (ʌnˈsʌŋ) /

adjective
not acclaimed or honouredunsung deeds
not yet sung
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