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Unknown vs. Unsung

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Unknownadjective

Not known; unidentified; not well known.

Unsungadjective

Which has not been lauded or appreciated.

‘The backstage crew of the movie were the unsung heroes.’;

Unknownnoun

(algebra) A variable (usually x, y or z) whose value is to be found.

Unsungadjective

Not sung.

‘The third hymn remained unsung.’;

Unknownnoun

Any thing, place, or situation about which nothing is known; an unknown fact or piece of information.

Unsungadjective

not rendered in song;

‘their dirge was unsung’;

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Unknownnoun

A person of no identity; a nonentity

Unsungadjective

not famous or acclaimed;

‘an obscure family’; ‘unsung heroes of the war’;

Unknownadjective

Not known; not apprehended.

Unsungadjective

having value that is not acknowledged

Unknownnoun

an unknown and unexplored region;

‘they came like angels out the unknown’;

Unsungadjective

not celebrated or praised

‘Harvey is one of the unsung heroes of the industrial revolution’;

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Unknownnoun

anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

Unknownnoun

a variable whose values are solutions of an equation

Unknownadjective

not known;

‘an unknown amount’; ‘an unknown island’; ‘an unknown writer’; ‘an unknown source’;

Unknownadjective

being or having an unknown or unnamed source;

‘a poem by an unknown author’; ‘corporations responsible to nameless owners’; ‘an unnamed donor’;

Unknownadjective

not known to exist;

‘things obscurely felt surged up from unsuspected depths in her’;

Unknownadjective

not famous or acclaimed;

‘an obscure family’; ‘unsung heroes of the war’;

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Unknownadjective

not known before;

‘used many strange words’; ‘saw many strange faces in the crowd’; ‘don't let anyone unknown into the house’;

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