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un·sung

 (ŭn-sŭng′)
adj.
1. Not honored or praised; uncelebrated: an unsung hero.
2. Not sung: unsung hymns.

unsung

(ʌnˈsʌŋ)
adj
1. not acclaimed or honoured: unsung deeds.
2. not yet sung

un•sung

(ʌnˈsʌŋ)

adj.
1. not sung; not uttered or rendered by singing.
2. not celebrated in song or verse; not praised.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsung - not famous or acclaimedunsung - not famous or acclaimed; "an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war"
inglorious - not bringing honor and glory; "some mute inglorious Milton here may rest"
2.unsung - having value that is not acknowledgedunsung - having value that is not acknowledged
unacknowledged - not recognized or admitted

unsung

adjective unacknowledged, unrecognized, unappreciated, unknown, neglected, anonymous, disregarded, unnamed, uncelebrated, unhonoured, unacclaimed, unhailed They are among the unsung heroes of our time.
Translations

unsung

[ˈʌnˈsʌŋ] ADJ [person, achievement] → no reconocido; [hero, heroine] → olvidado

unsung

[ʌnˈsʌŋ] adj
an unsung hero → un héros méconnu

unsung

adj heroes, deedsunbesungen

unsung

[ʌnˈsʌŋ] adj an unsung heroun eroe misconosciuto
References in classic literature ?
With these in troop Came ASTORETH, whom the PHOENICIANS call'd ASTARTE, Queen of Heav'n, with crescent Horns; To whose bright Image nightly by the Moon SIDONIAN Virgins paid their Vows and Songs, In SION also not unsung, where stood Her Temple on th' offensive Mountain, built By that uxorious King, whose heart though large, Beguil'd by fair Idolatresses, fell To Idols foul.
Less obstinate, and even less dangerous combats, have been described in good heroic verse; but that of Gurth and the Miller must remain unsung, for want of a sacred poet to do justice to its eventful progress.
The white stairs, the deep crimson of the carpet, and the light blue of the dress made an effective combination of colour to set off the delicate carnation of that face, which, after the first glance given to the whole person, drew irresistibly your gaze to itself by an indefinable quality of charm beyond all analysis and made you think of remote races, of strange generations, of the faces of women sculptured on immemorial monuments and of those lying unsung in their tombs.
Let the world go on fretting about Laura and Petrarch if it will; but as for me, my tears and my lamentations shall be lavished upon the unsung defendant.
Our logrolling, our stumps and their politics, our fisheries, our Negroes and Indians, our boats and our repudiations, the wrath of rogues and the pusillanimity of honest men, the northern trade, the southern planting, the western clearing, Oregon and Texas, are yet unsung.
I knew I would go down to my grave unwept, unhonored and unsung.
So Daughtry and his crew went ashore into 'Frisco Town uheralded and unsung, the second following morning's lucubrations of the sea reporters being varied disportations upon the attack on an Italian crab fisherman by an enormous jellyfish.
Thou Spirit, who led'st this glorious Eremite Into the desert, his victorious field Against the spiritual foe, and brought'st him thence By proof the undoubted Son of God, inspire, As thou art wont, my prompted song, else mute, And bear through highth or depth of Nature's bounds, With prosperous wing full summed, to tell of deeds Above heroic, though in secret done, And unrecorded left through many an age: Worthy to have not remained so long unsung.
Through him mortal men are famed or un-famed, sung or unsung alike, as great Zeus wills.
Last year's worthy winner of the Gazette's Unsung Sporting Hero award was Jim Collins, a veteran stalwart at Stockton Rugby Club.
AWARDS 2015 Everybody knows an unsung hero and we are preparing to honour them in style.
Hotelier Middle East Awards judges broke all the rules when it came to naming the winner and runners up of the Unsung Hero of the Year category.