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1. unwanted

adjective. ['ənˈwɔntɪd'] not wanted; not needed.

Synonyms

  • undesired
  • outcast
  • uncalled-for
  • abdicable
  • unwelcome
  • unclaimed
  • unwished
  • outcaste
  • throwaway
  • casteless
  • unsought
  • friendless
  • unloved
  • unwished-for
  • discarded
  • cast-off
  • undesirable

Antonyms

  • wanted
  • welcome
  • loved
  • eligible

Etymology

  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wanted (English)
  • -ed (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Unwanted

  • undaunted
  • flaunted
  • vaunted
  • taunted
  • haunted
  • daunted

Example sentences of the word unwanted


1. Adjective
Photoshop can help you get rid of unwanted shadows that may otherwise ruin a good photo.

Quotes containing the word unwanted


1. Want to keep Christ in Christmas? Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, forgive the guilty, welcome the unwanted, care for the ill, love your enemies, and do unto others as you would have done unto you.
- Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

2. Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
- Mother Teresa

3. Do we know our poor people? Do we know the poor in our house, in our family? Perhaps they are not hungry for a piece of bread. Perhaps our children, husband, wife, are not hungry, or naked, or dispossessed, but are you sure there is no one there who feels unwanted, deprived of affection?
- Mother Teresa, Heart of Joy

2. unwanted

adjective. ['ənˈwɔntɪd'] not wanted.

Synonyms

  • unenviable
  • undesirable

Antonyms

  • desirable
  • necessary
  • nondisposable

Etymology

  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wanted (English)
  • -ed (English)
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