acknowledged [ak-nol-ijd] ExamplesWord Originadjective
- widely recognized; generally accepted: an acknowledged authority on Chinese art.
Origin of acknowledged First recorded in 1760–70; acknowledge + -ed2 Related formsac·knowl·edged·ly [ak-nol-ijd-lee, -i-jid-] /ækˈnɒl ɪdʒd li, -ɪ dʒɪd-/, adverbself-ac·knowl·edged, adjectiveun·ac·knowl·edged, adjectivewell-ac·knowl·edged, adjective Related Words for unacknowledged unnamed, unheard-of, confidential, covert, classified, secretive, surreptitious, furtive, hush-hush, restricted, overlooked, neglected, anonymous, unrecognized, unacknowledged, unidentified, undisclosed, nameless, unsigned, close Examples from the Web for unacknowledged Contemporary Examples of unacknowledged
It was the other Sunni insurgent groups that were there alongside them, unacknowledged partners in the coalition.
June 13, 2014
Historical Examples of unacknowledged
Was the desire to avenge her modesty goaded by some other unacknowledged desire?
Pope could not resist the charm of his unacknowledged master.
Francis A. Smith
It was no less than submitting to an unacknowledged slavery.
For many years, he bore about with him the consciousness of unacknowledged talent.
Bernardin de Saint Pierre
Unacknowledged, the shadow of Ira Baldwin fell across her wonder.
Annie Eliot Trumbull
British Dictionary definitions for unacknowledged unacknowledged adjective
- not having been acknowledged or recognizedunacknowledged legislators of the world