Definitions

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  • adj. Pertaining to someone or something not loved.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not loved.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not loved

Etymologies

un- +‎ loved (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Some more often than others, and unloved is debatable.

    Hopefully temporary.

  • he tours what he calls "unloved Britain", stopping off at our most miserable towns, gasping at our most hideous architecture, shivering in our worst-reviewed hotels and forcing down our most disgusting delicacies.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph

  • The first two groups are undervalued, underowned and unloved, which is reassuring.

    The Contra Contrarian

  • WHITFIELD: Plus, the so-called unloved soldiers, appreciation for how Americans treat their warriors.

    CNN Transcript Nov 11, 2007

  • FREDRICKA WHITFIELD, CNN ANCHOR: Plus, the so-called unloved soldiers, appreciation for how Americans treat their warriors.

    CNN Transcript Nov 11, 2007

  • WHITFIELD: The tale of the so-called unloved soldier.

    CNN Transcript Nov 11, 2007

  • It was all her stupidity! 'he thought, recalling his unloved wife, and he rolled over into his old place at the front part of the sledge.

    Master and Man

  • And I think, in the reporting we've done today, you know, you have to ask the question of people, was this in reaction to the fact that Hillary Clinton was not on the ticket along with Barack Obama and that there was a sense in the McCain campaign that they really had an opening with Independent women voters, who were feeling kind of unloved by the Obama campaign?

    CNN Transcript Aug 29, 2008

  • For instance, in Genesis 29, Jacob is said to prefer Rachel to Leah, who is termed "unloved"; the verb for that is the same as the one being translated as "hate" in today's Gospel; but Jacob then went on to have seven children with Leah, while Rachel remained barren.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • This makes Gerrold look like a superhero that saves an "unloved" child.

    REVIEW: The Martian Child by David Gerrold

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