from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not renowned; inglorious.

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  • adjective Not famed.


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un- +‎ famed


  • Through him mortal men are famed or unfamed, sung or unsung alike, as great

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • In spite of himself he had always liked Anton less than the unfamed brother whom Petersburg supposed just now to be in Vienna, attending Anton in his new series of electrifying recitals.

    The Genius

  • -- How many geniuses have, indeed, come into the world only to go out of it unfamed, unsuspected?

    The Genius

  • No emperor's daughter in Rome could have borne herself, at the burial of her most illustrious ancestor, more grandly and yet more modestly than did little Hetty Gunn, aged twelve, at the burial of this unfamed Massachusetts revolutionary soldier: and well she might; for a greater than royal inheritance had come to her from him.

    Hetty's Strange History

  • But from far and near, from California and Connecticut and the Carolinas, from Minnesota and Maryland and Maine, came startling reports of this hitherto unfamed creature's depredations upon the human countenance.

    The Poison Bugaboo

  • Its only decorations at present were a few small, colored rush baskets woven in the shape of checker-boards, adorned with silk pompons, a friendly token from the unfamed artists who whiled away the time in their retreat in "Niza."

    The Dead Command From the Spanish Los Muertos Mandan

  • The positions were entirely different, he argued, angrily addressing the troublesome inward monitor that every now and then tormented him, -- there was no resemblance whatever between himself, the unknown, unfamed wanderer in a strange land, and the brilliant Sah-luma, chosen


  • Isabella, the sweet soother of my hours, knows me as no other; for would she not despise the unfamed Bruce?

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • Isabella, the sweet soother of my hours, knows me as no other; for would she not despise the unfamed

    The Scottish Chiefs


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