Meaning of unappreciated in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnəˈpriːʃɪeɪtɪd/

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  • Not fully understood, recognized, or valued.

    ‘she had been brought up in a family where she felt unappreciated and undervalued’
    • ‘Society's tardy recognition will not go unappreciated.’
    • ‘I felt overworked, undervalued, and unappreciated.’
    • ‘He was a capable writer, articulate and persuasive, but he also had a rare gift, one that is often overlooked or unappreciated.’
    • ‘Of the smaller old-growth woodlands that have survived, most have gone unrecognized and unappreciated.’
    • ‘There probably remains a bit of residual Girault in all of us, accustomed as we are to being overlooked and unappreciated.’
    • ‘When I was a player I thought of myself as a very outstanding player who was neglected and unappreciated by the coach.’
    • ‘But jobbing Scottish players who have become fixtures at the club go largely unappreciated by the green and white legions these days.’
    • ‘These women had never felt valued as children and still felt unappreciated.’
    • ‘The theory of natural selection thus postulates a causal relation wholly unappreciated by natural historians before Darwin.’
    • ‘Consequently there will some in the group whose work will go unnoticed, but not unappreciated, while there will be some who receive the accolades.’
    • ‘Not all of us are like that but we all are brothers and I for one appreciate their pain and feelings of being unappreciated for their service.’
    • ‘You are universally unappreciated and disliked.’
    • ‘It can be very demoralising for the people who do help out to have their efforts unappreciated.’
    • ‘One might view Interiors as a stern rebuke for a life both unappreciated and without any sense of self-sufficiency.’
    • ‘He gave his time and labour with a reckless generosity and could be deeply hurt when it was spurned or unappreciated, which was sometimes the case.’
    • ‘This, of course, was accompanied by me feeling used and unappreciated which led to me not honoring his time as much and being late for our sessions.’
    • ‘That doesn't mean the entire thing is unappreciated - in fact I'm totally amazed by the number of people who've come out in support of this.’
    • ‘His attempts at poking fun at himself were unappreciated, and the audience started openly asking for him to leave.’
    • ‘Unexpressed or unappreciated ideas manifest themselves in empty speech bubbles near the mouths of many characters.’
    • ‘When they didn't, she felt utterly shattered and unappreciated, to the point where she is now talking of resigning.’
    unacknowledged, unrecognized, unthanked, unrewarded, uncredited, taken for granted, overlooked
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