What does unsung mean?

Definitions for unsungʌnˈsʌŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unsung.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obscure, unknown, unsung(adj)

    not famous or acclaimed

    "an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war"

  2. unappreciated, unsung, unvalued(adj)

    having value that is not acknowledged


  1. unsung(Adjective)

    Which has not been lauded or appreciated.

    The backstage crew of the movie were the unsung heroes.

  2. unsung(Adjective)

    Not sung.

    The third hymn remained unsung.


  1. Unsung

    Unsung is an EP released on December 6, 2005 by Christian Hardcore/Mathcore group The Chariot. It contains two new songs and four re-worked versions of songs from their debut album Everything Is Alive, Everything Is Breathing, Nothing Is Dead, and Nothing Is Bleeding.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unsung

    un-sung′, adj. not celebrated in song, forgotten: not yet sung.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unsung in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unsung in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Irish America co-founder Niall O'Dowd:

    Hillary Rodham Clinton is one of the unsung heroes of the success of the Irish peace process.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    It is not a politician who will change the face of the world soon but a fast-changing condition because of the altruistic efforts of some persons being called unsung heroes.

  3. Jimmy Borah:

    The Greater Mekong region is a magnet for the world’s conservation scientists because of the incredible diversity of species that continue to be discovered here, these scientists, the unsung heroes of the planet, know they are racing against time to ensure that these newly discovered species are protected and saved.

  4. Daniel J. Boorstin:

    In our world of big names, curiously, our true heroes tend to be anonymous. In this life of illusion and quasi-illusion, the person of solid virtues who can be admired for something more substantial than his well-knownness often proves to be the unsung hero: the teacher, the nurse, the mother, the honest cop, the hard worker at lonely, underpaid, unglamorous, unpublicized jobs.

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Translations for unsung

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • neopěvovanýCzech
  • άψαλτος, παραγνωρισμένος, ανεξύμνητος, ατραγούδιστοςGreek
  • sconosciutoItalian
  • неопеанMacedonian
  • ongezongen, onbezongenDutch
  • невоспетыйRussian

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