What does unheard mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unheardadjective

    not necessarily inaudible but not heard


  1. unheardadjective

    not heard

    Her cries for help remained unheard.

  2. unheardadjective

    not listened to

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unheardadjective

    For the noise of drums and timbrels loud,
    Their childrens cries unheard. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    What pangs I feel, unpitied and unheard! Dryden.

    Nor was his name unheard, or unador’d. John Milton.

    Free from hopes or fears, in humble ease,
    Unheard of may I live and die in peace. George Granville.

    There is a foundation laid for the most unheard of confusion that ever was introduced into a nation. Jonathan Swift.


  1. Unheard

    Unheard is an Indian Telugu-language historical fiction drama streaming television series created and directed by Aditya K. V. for Disney+ Hotstar. The series has an ensemble cast of Srinivas Avasarala, Priyadarshi Pulikonda, Ajay, Baladitya, Chandini Chowdary, and Ananda Chakrapani. The series premiered on 17 September 2021.


  1. unheard

    Unheard is an adjective which means not detected or perceived by the sense of hearing; not listened to or noticed. It can also refer to not previously encountered or experienced before.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unheardadjective

    not heard; not perceived by the ear; as, words unheard by those present

  2. Unheardadjective

    not granted an audience or a hearing; not allowed to speak; not having made a defense, or stated one's side of a question; disregarded; unheeded; as, to condem/ a man unheard

  3. Unheardadjective

    not known to fame; not illustrious or celebrated; obscure

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unheard

    un-herd′, adj. not heard: not granted a hearing: not known, obscure (often with of).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unheard in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unheard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of unheard in a Sentence

  1. Shawn Manning:

    I think it’s almost unheard of for someone to receive the Purple Heart but not have their injuries classified as combat-related.

  2. King Jehovah Hohenzollern:

    The sound of silence is muted and unheard, music is quite the opposite.

  3. Ewald Nowotny:

    Historically, we have had a situation already when there had been parity, so it would not be something unheard of, but it's very difficult to make forecasts, it's not part of our goals. We would observe it (but) it would not have any major, direct reactions on that. This is market driven, so let's see how the markets react.

  4. Shawn Manning:

    I think it's almost unheard of for someone to receive the Purple Heart but not have their injuries deemed combat-related, i know that was not what Congress intended to have happen, but it is what currently the Army has determined is going to happen.

  5. Ken Palinkas:

    They want to do this in February – this is unheard of, i’ve been working in government for 15 years, and I know things don’t get done on time.

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Translations for unheard

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  • inauditoSpanish
  • неслышный, невыслушанный, неуслышанный, неслышимыйRussian

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