unrequited


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un·re·quit·ed

 (ŭn′rĭ-kwī′tĭd)
adj.
Not given, rewarded, or felt in return: unrequited love.

un′re·quit′ed·ly adv.

unrequited

(ˌʌnrɪˈkwaɪtɪd)
adj
(of love, affection, etc) not reciprocated or returned

un•re•quit•ed

(ˌʌn rɪˈkwaɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. not returned or reciprocated: unrequited love.
2. not avenged or retaliated: an unrequited wrong.
3. not repaid or satisfied.
[1535–45; un-1 + requite + -ed2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unrequited - not returned in kindunrequited - not returned in kind; "unrequited (unanswered) love"
nonreciprocal - not reciprocal
Translations

unrequited

[ˈʌnrɪˈkwaɪtɪd] ADJno correspondido

unrequited

[ˌʌnrɪˈkwaɪtɪd] adj [love] → non partagé(e)

unrequited

adj loveunerwidert, unglücklich

unrequited

[ˌʌnrɪˈkwaɪtɪd] adj (liter) (love) → non ricambiato/a, non corrisposto/a
References in classic literature ?
Harriet did think him all perfection, and maintained the nonexistence of any body equal to him in person or goodnessand did, in truth, prove herself more resolutely in love than Emma had foreseen; but yet it appeared to her so natural, so inevitable to strive against an inclination of that sort unrequited, that she could not comprehend its continuing very long in equal force.
"Tony," says he, "I can make allowances for lowness of spirits, for no man knows what it is when it does come upon a man better than I do, and no man perhaps has a better right to know it than a man who has an unrequited image imprinted on his 'eart.
But she walked past Cyrus next morning at school with a frozen countenance, evincing not the slightest pity for his pangs of unrequited affection.
First come the pangs of unrequited love; on these I propose to enlarge presently.
He had taken to drink, he had said, to drown his grief at his unrequited love.
"My poor dear child," cried Miss Crawley, who was always quite ready to be sentimental, "is our passion unrequited, then?
He thought how often he had run merrily down that path with some childish playfellow, looking back, ever and again, to catch his mother's smile, or hear her gentle voice; and then a veil seemed lifted from his memory, and words of kindness unrequited, and warnings despised, and promises broken, thronged upon his recollection till his heart failed him, and he could bear it no longer.
Unlike some sufferers, he never spoke of his unrequited passion, and would allow no one, not even Mrs.
There was a pretty legend among the Phoenicians that the pieces of amber were the petrified tears of maidens who had thrown themselves into the sea because of unrequited love, and each bead of amber was highly prized.
They were simple and innocent girls on whom the unhappiness of unrequited love had fallen; they had deserved better at the hands of Fate.
He looked rather stealthily at Rodney, who was tapping the coal nervously with a poker, and quivering almost physically, so Denham thought, with desire to talk about this play of his, and vanity unrequited and urgent.
"Now, there 's a girl who tried a different cure for unrequited affection from any you mention.