acknowledged [ak-nol-ijd] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for acknowledged on adjective

  1. 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.

    ISIS’s Secret Allies

    Jacob Siegel

    June 13, 2014

  • Historical Examples of unacknowledged

  • Was the desire to avenge her modesty goaded by some other unacknowledged desire?

    King Candaules

    Thophile Gautier

  • Pope could not resist the charm of his unacknowledged master.

    The Critics Versus Shakspere

    Francis A. Smith

  • It was no less than submitting to an unacknowledged slavery.

    The Heart of Unaga

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • For many years, he bore about with him the consciousness of unacknowledged talent.

    Paul and Virginia

    Bernardin de Saint Pierre

  • Unacknowledged, the shadow of Ira Baldwin fell across her wonder.

    A Christmas Accident and Other Stories

    Annie Eliot Trumbull

  • British Dictionary definitions for unacknowledged unacknowledged adjective

    1. not having been acknowledged or recognizedunacknowledged legislators of the world

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