Definitions

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  • adj. Not missed; of which nobody regrets the absence.

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Examples

  • He has fired Gen. Stanley McChrystal, his combat commander in Afghanistan, in such a way that not only will the general go unmissed but his name will likely soon be forgotten.

    Runaway general: Rolling Stone's political tune

  • He was not a man much given to public displays of angst and he retired largely unmissed and unlamented but he got that one dead right on April 22, 2008 at 8: 06 pm | Reply were doomed

    Swamp - Feet - Wet « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • At least once a year, I read a story of someone who was discovered dead days, weeks, months, and in one case, two years after passing, without family and unmissed by neighbors or tradespeople.

    The Self-Sufficiency Fetish

  • So when an opportune fog bank rolled in, he got into a wee boat, hoping to sneak away from the action unmissed.

    the legend of Stamp’s Landing, with bonus legend decoder « raincoaster

  • And while that fragment of soul, unmissed by Voldemort, remains attached to and protected by Harry, Lord Voldemort cannot die.

    Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

  • Magnificence there was, with some rude attempt at taste; but of comfort there was little, and, being unknown, it was unmissed.

    Ivanhoe

  • "While all the island is looking for these eight boobies, I shall have a good chance to slip away unmissed."

    For the term of his natural life

  • The two girls receded into a shadowy background, unperceived, unmissed.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • My pride is my biggest weapon and my own biggest enemy, but right now it's the only thing standing between me slipping into the shadows, unmissed and inconspicuous or left waiting.

    etherea Diary Entry

  • Where you may lie dead in your house for months together unmissed and unnoticed until the gas-inspector comes to look at the meter.

    Unnatural Death

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