Un heard

unheard

[uhn-hurd]
adjective
1.
not heard; not perceived by the ear.
2.
not given a hearing or audience.
3.
Archaic. unheard-of.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English unherd. See un-1, heard

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unheard (ʌnˈhɜːd)
 
adj
1.  not heard; not perceived by the ear
2.  not listened to or granted a hearing: his warning went unheard
3.  archaic unheard-of

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unheard
c.1300 "not detected by sense of hearing," from un- (1) "not" + pp. of hear. Meaning "unknown, new" is attested from late 14c. (O.E. had ungehered in this sense). Usually with of since 1590s. Cf. O.N. oheyrðr, Dan. uhørt, M.Du. ongehoort, O.H.G. ungehoret.
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