not wept for; unmourned: an unwept loss.
not wept or shed, as tears.

Origin of unwept

First recorded in 1585–95; un-1 + wept
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Examples from the Web for unwept

Historical Examples of unwept

  • Simon Yellowley was leaving his native soil, unwept and unregretted!

    Tales Of The Trains

    Charles James Lever

  • Unsung, unwept, they have carried on, their motto Service and their goal Success.


    Charles Goff Thomson

  • Unwept, unhonoured, and unsung,” they went to a nameless grave.

    Spinifex and Sand

    David W Carnegie

  • The party has been beaten to death, and it died unhonored and unwept.

  • Patroclus lies among the ships, unburied, unwept, and shall I forget him in this hour of triumph?

British Dictionary definitions for unwept



not wept for or lamented
rare (of tears) not shed
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