Definition of unkept in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənˈkept/


1(Of a commitment or undertaking) not honored or fulfilled: unkept appointments and broken promises
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  • But what is often felt instead is what we view as the broken confidence, the unkept promise, the lack of support.
  • After one particularly harsh winter and many unkept promises from the U.S. Government, Cornplanter was forced to sell his tract of land along the mouth of Oil Creek in 1818.
  • I lived there for 5 years before being lured away by the unkept promises of London.
2Not tidy or cared for.
Example sentences
  • She could make out a small, unkept lawn to its side, circled by a broken, wiry fence.
  • I looked hot, lounging between the guy with the cut-just-so shaggy hair, placed around his head to give the impression of being unkept, and the girl in the 50-dollar hippie skirt.
  • We're surrounded by families with kids in every direction so I no longer feel shame for wearing my trackies and having unkept hair at three (ok six) in the pm.

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Syllabification: un·kept

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