Origin of unsung
Examples from the Web for unsung
Among the characters to be portrayed were the people I had written about—the unsung heroes of the Selma campaign.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
There is, however, one unsung hero to this otherwise tawdry story.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There, in his cluttered office at the end of a gravel lane, I came face to face with one of my unsung literary heroes.
Song of my soul, my voice is dead; Die thou, unsung, as tears unshed Shall dry and die in Lost Carcosa.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In this exclusive web video series, meet the NHL's unsung players and crews.Beyond the Fame: Meet Professional Hockey's Forgotten Foot Soldiers|Jake Heller|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We suffer maidens sweet as the dreams of poets to waste their beauty unpraised and unsung.For Faith and Freedom|Walter Besant
Unsung, un-sung′, adj. not celebrated in song, forgotten: not yet sung.
The martyr who discovered that virtue is its own reward, died unwept, unhonoured, unsung.The Paliser case|Edgar Saltus
One may bring the greatest and most marvellous thing to perfection; it must yet go down to Orcus unhonoured and unsung.Thoughts Out of Season (Part II)|Friedrich Nietzsche
Through him mortal men are famed or un-famed, sung or unsung alike, as great Zeus wills.Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica|Homer and Hesiod