unacknowledged


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un·ac·knowl·edged

 (ŭn′ăk-nŏl′ĭjd)
adj.
Not accepted or recognized: an unacknowledged inventor; an unacknowledged greeting.

unacknowledged

(ˌʌnəkˈnɒlɪdʒd)
adj
not having been acknowledged or recognized: unacknowledged legislators of the world.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unacknowledged - not recognized or admittedunacknowledged - not recognized or admitted    
unknown - not known; "an unknown amount"; "an unknown island"; "an unknown writer"; "an unknown source"
acknowledged - recognized or made known or admitted; "the acknowledged leader of the community"; "a woman of acknowledged accomplishments"; "his acknowledged error"
2.unacknowledged - not openly acknowledgedunacknowledged - not openly acknowledged; "an unacknowledged emergency"
undeclared - not announced or openly acknowledged; "fighting an undeclared war"
Translations

unacknowledged

[ˈʌnəkˈnɒlɪdʒd] ADJno reconocido; [letter etc] → no contestado, sin contestar

unacknowledged

adj letterunbeantwortet; mistakeuneingestanden; championverkannt; to leave a letter unacknowledgedden Empfang eines Briefes nicht bestätigen; to go unacknowledged (person, achievement etc) → nicht anerkannt werden

unacknowledged

[ˌʌnəkˈnɒlɪdʒd] adj
a. (disregarded, not recognized) → non riconosciuto/a
b. (ignored) unacknowledged, he sat down in silenceignorato da tutti i presenti, si sedette in silenzio
References in classic literature ?
Tudor's uncle had married an English lady who was third cousin to a living lord, and Amy regarded the whole family with great respect, for in spite of her American birth and breeding, she possessed that reverence for titles which haunts the best of us--that unacknowledged loyalty to the early faith in kings which set the most democratic nation under the sun in ferment at the coming of a royal yellow-haired laddie, some years ago, and which still has something to do with the love the young country bears the old, like that of a big son for an imperious little mother, who held him while she could, and let him go with a farewell scolding when he rebelled.
Thus, all the while Hepzibah was perfecting the scheme of her little shop, she had cherished an unacknowledged idea that some harlequin trick of fortune would intervene in her favor.
I should never deserve her confidence again, after forcing from her a confession of what is meant at present to be unacknowledged to any one.
She was not prepared to see her own darkest forebodings -- the unacknowledged offspring of her hatred for Magdalen -- realized as she saw them realized now.
But, though so little had seemed to happen, and though our walking record was shamefully modest, yet, imperceptible as the transition had been, we were, quite insensibly indeed, and unacknowledged, in a very different relation to each other than when we had started out from the Morning Star.
The acknowledged lovers talked and laughed, the unacknowledged were silent.
Now she was aware of an unacknowledged, pleasurable, incredulous emotion, expressed by a faint blush.
It was a remainder of former sentiment; it was an impulse of pure, though unacknowledged friendship; it was a proof of his own warm and amiable heart, which she could not contemplate without emotions so compounded of pleasure and pain, that she knew not which prevailed.
If he felt a respect for her thrift it was completely unacknowledged.
He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended legislation:
Pierre was one of those who are only strong when they feel themselves quite innocent, and since that day when he was overpowered by a feeling of desire while stooping over the snuffbox at Anna Pavlovna's, an unacknowledged sense of the guilt of that desire paralyzed his will.
The unacknowledged reserve that had come between us since we had last spoken together, was, I believe, as painfully felt by her as by me.