Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not recognized, as to quality or worth.
  • adjective Not having risen in price or value.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not appreciated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective not recognized as having any value
  • adjective of an investment not having risen in value

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

  • adjective not likely to be rewarded
  • adjective having value that is not acknowledged

Etymologies

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un- +‎ appreciated

Examples

  • Following the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba, Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham sympathetically told her friend Allen Dulles, the CIA Director fired by President Kennedy after the disaster, that she knew he must be feeling terribly "unappreciated".

    PANETTA COMPLEX: A Liberal Down The Rabbit Hole

  • The result was a series of plays that set a new mark for English production, that put stimulus behind the so-called "unappreciated" play, and gave the English-speaking drama something to talk about -- and to remember.

    Charles Frohman: Manager and Man

  • She was never so happy as when she was miserable, -- as an Irishman would have had it, -- and hugged the conviction that she was "unappreciated" by her family, and a victim of fate.

    A Houseful of Girls

  • That solidarity was evident at Women's Football 101, when left tackle John Cullen was asked if he and his fellow offensive linemen felt "unappreciated" by the team.

    SI.com

  • How do you get the word "unappreciated" out of somebody who's made over $250 million in NBA salary, tens of millions more in endorsements, who still has national ad campaigns on TV (I think I saw an Icy-Hot commercial the other day), who has his own signature sneaker, and who is one of the players reporters will gladly run to for an interview in a crowded locker room full of All-Stars?

    Dime Magazine (www.dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers

  • How do you get the word "unappreciated" out of somebody who's made over $250 million in NBA salary, tens of millions more in endorsements, who still has national ad campaigns on TV (I think I saw an Icy-Hot commercial the other day), who has his own signature sneaker, and who is one of the players reporters will gladly run to for an interview in a crowded locker room full of All-Stars?

    Dime Magazine (www.dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers

  • How do you get the word "unappreciated" out of somebody who's made over $250 million in NBA salary, tens of millions more in endorsements, who still has national ad campaigns on TV (I think I saw an Icy-Hot commercial the other day), who has his own signature sneaker, and who is one of the players reporters will gladly run to for an interview in a crowded locker room full of All-Stars?

    Dime Magazine (www.dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers

  • How do you get the word "unappreciated" out of somebody who's made over $250 million in NBA salary, tens of millions more in endorsements, who still has national ad campaigns on TV (I think I saw an Icy-Hot commercial the other day), who has his own signature sneaker, and who is one of the players reporters will gladly run to for an interview in a crowded locker room full of All-Stars?

    Dime Magazine (www.dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers

  • But an unappreciated wild card in the cloud revolution is the price and availability of broadband, especially mobile broadband.

    What Price the Cloud?

  • It's great to hear the inner-workings of Madsen, whom in my opinion, is quite unique and woefully unappreciated.

    /Film Boston - An Interview with Michael Madsen | /Film

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