Definition of unacknowledged adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌʌnəkˈnɒlɪdʒd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnəkˈnɑːlɪdʒd//
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  1. 1not receiving the thanks or praise that is deserved Her contribution to the research went largely unacknowledged.
  2. 2that people do not admit as existing or true; that people are not aware of unacknowledged feelings
  3. 3not publicly or officially recognized the unacknowledged leader of the group
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unacknowledged