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unobtrusive

Short Definition : inconspicuous; not blatant

Definition
(adj) not obtrusive or undesirably noticeable
Synonyms : unnoticeable
Example Sentence
  • a quiet, unobtrusive life of self-denial

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unobtrusive

something obtruding/protruding will be noticeable, UN(not)OBSTRUSIVE( undesirably noticeable) is unnoticeable and not blatant
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by wingdeng

Unobtrusive and Attractive are opposite words. While unobtrusive means, not making oneself or itself noticed, attractive refers to something that pulls your attention towards itself.
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by pushpa_edit

unobtrusive - un obstruct attention or not attracting attention.
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by sansecretcp

UNOBSTRUCIVE-un(Abstruse) abstruse is some obscure.. profound,, not clear ... which is its not Blatantly visible
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by NelsonNishanth

unprecedented

Short Definition : having no previous example; novel; unparalleled

Definition
(adj) having no precedent; novel
Example Sentence
  • an unprecedented expansion in population and industry

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unprecedented

UN(not)..PRECEDE(event occured in past)...so unprecedented means something which has never occured in past or it is novel
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by lebshah

un (not) precede(proceed...so we generally proceed with math problems with an eg..its something like not proceed with previous example
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by nihari309

un+preced+ent+ed -> Never went to ent before or known before.
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by sansecretcp

Unprecedented and Repeated are rhyming words but they have opposite meanings. Unprecedented means something novel or unique, while repeated means something that happens again and again.
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by pushpa_edit

unprepossessing

Short Definition : unattractive

Definition
(adj) creating an unfavorable or neutral first impression
Synonyms : unpresentable

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unprepossessing

split it as un+possessing. something which you dont want to possess is unattractive.
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by hariprasads89

unprepossesing ~ not worth possesing
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by friendofafriend

Un+prepossessing.....If you do not use prepositions properly in your writing it will be unattractive.
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by fnashid

un+proposing.... noone would ever propose to a girl who is unattractive/unpresentable.(No offence pls)
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by Tapasya

If you attract to anything,you will try to preposses it than someone else try before. If it is un(not)+prepossessing means you had not attracted to it.
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by nataraj_mnemonic

Unprepossessing and Imposing have similar sounds. Unprepossessing (unattractive) is the opposite of Imposing (impressive).
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by pushpa_edit

unprepossessing - focus on 'pre'. If you do not possess some quality or the other before you meet somebody, you cant make good first impression
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by shalnew

unravel

Short Definition : disentangle; solve

Definition
(verb) become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
Synonyms : unknot , unpick , unscramble , untangle
Example Sentence
  • unravel the thread

Definition
(verb) disentangle
Synonyms : ravel , ravel out
Example Sentence
  • can you unravel the mystery?

Definition
(verb) become undone
Synonyms : run
Example Sentence
  • the sweater unraveled

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unravel

UnREVEAL, so reveal a mystery.
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by animator

unravel~ travel ; the archeologists who TRAVEL around the world to un-entangle/solve the mysteries of human evolution and socialization!
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by khushi5

un gravel-> removing sad from small stones SOLVE by a sand filter.
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by sansecretcp

Unravel (disentangle) and Muddle (to mix up) are rhyming words with opposite meanings.
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by pushpa_edit

unregenerate

Short Definition : making no attempt to change one's bad practices

Definition
(adj) tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
Synonyms : obstinate , stubborn

Definition
(adj) not reformed morally or spiritually
Synonyms : unregenerated
Example Sentence
  • unregenerate human nature
  • unregenerate conservatism

Definition
(adj) unrepentant and incapable of being reformed
Synonyms : unreformable
Example Sentence
  • an unregenerate criminal

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unregenerate

sorry if offends ~~ our body has a mechanism of regenerating semen whenever it leaves the body, some people will use this property to their advantage and not try n put a stop to their masturbating habit. hence they become unregene
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by friendofafriend

Unregenerate and Desecrate are rhyming words which mean impiety, sacrilege.
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by pushpa_edit

un regenerate a person so making no attempt to change one from bad practices
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by sansecretcp

unrequited

Short Definition : not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love

Definition
(adj) not returned in kind
Synonyms : unanswered , unreciprocated
Example Sentence
  • unrequited (unanswered) love

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unrequited

Requim for a dream movie ... like that obly .. un-answered or no action for the dream .. u can relate like this
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by jahnavi89

UN(not)RE(return)QUITed........means NOT RETURNED after quiting the relationship
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by lebshah

unrequited~uncommitted - an uncommitted person quits the relationship without giving back as much ...
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by khushi5

where teacher is saying all students ,jiska file check howa they can quit from here bubt jina unrequited hai plz dont quit from here
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by sybarite

unrequited-> not re quitting job, not reciprocating for his lover quited.
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by sansecretcp

Unrequited and Unrewarded are similar in sound and they both mean, not returned.
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by pushpa_edit

unrequited->similar to unrequired which means not required..when you dont require feelings..they are not reciprocated
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by Ani

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