unrequited
adjective Date: circa 1542 not requited ; not reciprocated or returned in kind <
unrequited love
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  • unrequited — /un ri kwuy tid/, adj. 1. not returned or reciprocated: unrequited love. 2. not avenged or retaliated: an unrequited wrong. 3. not repaid or satisfied. [1535 45; UN 1 + REQUITE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • unrequited — [[t]ʌ̱nrɪkwa͟ɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ If you have unrequited love for someone, they do not love you. [LITERARY] ...his unrequited love for a married woman …   English dictionary

  • unrequited — un•re•quit•ed [[t]ˌʌn rɪˈkwaɪ tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) cvb not returned or reciprocated: unrequited love[/ex] 2) cvb not avenged or retaliated: an unrequited wrong[/ex] 3) cvb not repaid or satisfied • Etymology: 1535–45; un I+requite+ ed II …   From formal English to slang

  • unrequited — adjective Unanswered; not returned; not reciprocated; not repaid. I stand on the privilege of a free Scotchman, and will brook no insult unreturned, and no injury unrequited …   Wiktionary

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