Definition of unwept in English:

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unwept

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈwɛpt/

adjective

chiefly literary
(Of a person) not mourned or lamented.
Example sentences
  • 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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