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Her broad back had been unrecognized by the herald, careless in her haste.

She could follow the Ford girl, unknown, unrecognized, while he himself could not.

What signified it that I was poor and ragged—unknown, unrecognized—if she were to be the gainer?

They were unrecognized, and they enjoyed themselves like children.

I must have seen her, and yet I do not think I could have passed her by unrecognized.

This is not to say that all men have an equal fund of unrecognized ability.

He arrived at the rebel lines safely, unrecognized and not suspicioned.

These cases may have been unrecognized, and may have existed for many years.

A final farewell, unrecognized for the last parting that it was.

Very often the harm is as unseen by the world as the hate is unrecognized by us.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "resume possession of land," back-formation from recognizance, or else from Old French reconoiss-, stem of reconoistre "to know again, identify, recognize," from Latin recognoscere "acknowledge, recall to mind, know again; examine; certify," from re- "again" (see re-) + cognoscere "know" (see cognizance). Meaning "know again, recall or recover the knowledge of, perceive an identity with something formerly known or felt" first recorded 1530s. Related: Recognized; recognizing.

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