Definition of unwept in English:


Line breaks: un¦wept
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈwɛpt


chiefly • literary
  • (Of a person) not mourned or lamented.
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    • They slogged in joint families, and finally died unwept and unsung.
    • Maybe in some of those crumbling palm-leaf manuscripts rotting away unsung, unwept, and unhonored, there are other ancient treasures like the astronomical observations from 5,000 years ago.
    • Nearly two years ago, an authentic military hero had died practically unwept and unsung.

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