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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNSUNG

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

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

Otherwise leave them “unhonoured and unsung,” and unpronounced.

The man who wrote such a poem should not be unknelled, unhonored and unsung.

The man who wrote such a poem should not be unknelled, unhonored, and unsung.

So he departed down the river, won the honour, and was unannaled and unsung.

A symbol representing all the millions of unsung heroes and heroines who have died fighting for the human species.

That was a domestic event of entirely too much importance to be unsung by an uncle at once pious and poetical.

Many a Milton walks on his silent way, and goes down at last, not singing and unsung.

Not less is the genus librarian unwept, unhonored, and unsung.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "not uttered in a song," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of sing. Cf. German ungesungen. Meaning "not celebrated" is recorded from 1660s.

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