Dictionary.com

unsung

[ uhn-suhng ]
/ ʌnˈsʌŋ /
Save This Word!

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.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!

Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between it’s and its in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 12
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.

Origin of unsung

1375–1425 for def. 1; 1660–70 for def. 2; late Middle English; see un-1, sung
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for unsung

unsung
/ (ʌnˈsʌŋ) /

adjective

not acclaimed or honouredunsung deeds
not yet sung
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Hate Typos? Get Grammar Coach