Definitions

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  • adj. Not having been greeted; unwelcomed.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ greeted

Examples

  • She would have passed me ungreeted had I not confronted her way.

    Chapter 17

  • Before I could recover my sight, the lady of my love had disappearedirreparably affronted at what she chose to consider my premeditated rudeness in passing her by ungreeted.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Murray, meanwhile, has been conspicuously ungreeted by my grandparents during all of the helloing, being only gruntingly acknowledged.

    Shampoo Planet

  • The Boy preferred to come and go like that, ungreeted and unquestioned, and the Tenor of course humoured this harmless peculiarity with the rest.

    The Heavenly Twins

  • She would have passed me ungreeted, had I not confronted her way.

    Chapter 17

  • Five sultry days had I spent wandering unnoticed, ungreeted, and disdained, an alien in a hostile land, tolerated but unwelcome.

    Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories

  • She reached her flat rock and sank upon its moss ungreeted.

    The Highgrader

  • What could possibly be the meaning of the unwonted spectacle of the most powerful of living men, pale, terrified, dishevelled, ungreeted and ungreeting, unattended even by a single slave, running at full speed, though with his knees trembling under him, and often stumbling on the road?

    Gathering Clouds: A Tale of the Days of St. Chrysostom

  • Richard followed the heralds at a foot's pace, alone, ungreeted by any.

    The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay

  • Now that he saw him returning, and could take full note of him, he almost suspected he had been mistaken, so wild and pallid was the face of this man, who, usually ready with a light word for every chance encounter -- even with perfect strangers -- now passed him by ungreeted, and to all seeming unconscious of his presence.

    Somehow Good

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