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unrequited

[uhn-ri-kwahy-tid] /ˌʌn rɪˈkwaɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
not returned or reciprocated:
unrequited love.
2.
not avenged or retaliated:
an unrequited wrong.
3.
not repaid or satisfied.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; un-1 + requite + -ed2
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unrequited

/ˌʌnrɪˈkwaɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
(of love, affection, etc) not reciprocated or returned
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Word Origin and History for un requited
unrequited
1542, from un- (1) "not" + pp. of requite.
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