Definition of unheard in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈhəːd/


1Not heard or listened to: my protests went unheard
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  • Miles tells the crazy, crazy story of the label's rise and fall with the aid of some largely unheard archive material.
  • The inquest heard Mr Smith had gone home - unheard by his parents - and taken his motor bike out of the back garden.
  • What will be heard will be her claim to be unheard when she, of all people, is always, always heard.
2 (unheard of) Not previously known of or done: it was unheard of for a boy to miss church wines from unheard-of villages
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  • Such a case against a victim of crime had previously been unheard of.
  • Still, that level of connection actually holds out some possibilities for unification on a level previously unheard of.
  • This will work wonders and boost their relationship to levels previously unheard of.
unprecedented, exceptional, extraordinary, out of the ordinary, uncommon, unusual, unparalleled, unrivalled, unmatched, unequalled, singular, unique;
unthought of, undreamt of, unbelievable, inconceivable, unimagined, unimaginable, unthinkable, implausible, shocking, outrageous
rare unexampled
unknown, unfamiliar, new, little known, undiscovered, obscure, nameless, unsung, unheralded, groundbreaking

Words that rhyme with unheard

absurd, bird, Byrd, curd, engird, gird, Heard, herd, Kurd, misheard, nerd, overheard, reheard, third, undergird, undeterred, unstirred, word

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