Definition of unbeloved in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnbɪˈlʌvd/


1Not loved: he plays Anne’s unbeloved room-mate
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  • She too left her uncle's study to prepare for the journey ahead, and leave a little farewell note to her unbeloved King Chastain.
  • Has there, in fact, ever been so great a player so universally unbeloved as the esteemed Mr. Bonds?
  • A city official proclaimed recently that ‘Marseille is the unbeloved child of France.’
1.1 (unbeloved by/of) Not popular with (a specified set of people): he died unmourned and unbeloved of his people
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  • In ‘The Battle of the Trees,’ the fruit trees are ‘mischievously’ badmouthed: the raspberry is said to be ‘not the best of foods’; the plum is ‘a tree unbeloved of men’.
  • Yet he is as one that dies while he lives; though not altogether as one unbeloved by divine beings.
  • It is much beloved by ‘liberal’ US critics…which has to be a lot better than unbeloved by them.

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