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  • adj. Not having been trumpeted; without fanfare.


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un- +‎ trumpeted


  • Spelt, too, a good dose of patronage for this untrumpeted doctor from the backwoods.

    The Way Home

  • "You have the easier cause to champion," she said, when there was a momentary lull, "for all your evidences can be pointed to and counted; whereas mine, poor things -- pale hypotheses, nameless peradventures -- lie in forgotten churchyards -- unthought of, unthanked, untrumpeted, and all their tragedy is lost in the everlasting silence."

    The Daughters of Danaus

  • No doubt many had private reasons for their untrumpeted migration to that kindly Southwest which buries identity, but no wise citizen busied himself with questions about antecedents.

    Brand Blotters

  • Here is told, with harsh brevity, the strange history of a pair, who lived untrumpeted, and died unsung, four hundred years ago; and lie now, as unpitied, in that stern page, as fossils in a rock.

    The Cloister and the Hearth

  • The Defence of the Realm is exhaustive - no stone is left unturned, no scandal ignored, no triumph untrumpeted.


  • You begin, eventually, to realise that because there is so very little of it left, and because those few remaining fragments can invariably be located by the presence in front of them of a guided bike group or a tour bus or six, it's when you stumble across some small, untrumpeted and all but unremembered trace of its former existence that you feel its weight most keenly.

    The Guardian World News


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