accepted [ak-sep-tid] ExamplesWord Originadjective
- generally approved; usually regarded as normal, right, etc.: an accepted pronunciation of a word; an accepted theory.
Origin of accepted First recorded in 1485–95; accept + -ed2 Related formsac·cept·ed·ly, adverbqua·si-ac·cept·ed, adjectiveun·ac·cept·ed, adjectivewell-ac·cept·ed, adjective Related Words for unaccepted creepy, drip, dumpy, gross, loser, lousy, obnoxious, out, rejected, unattractive, undesirable, unloved, unwanted, unwelcome, weird, abhorred, avoided, detested, disesteemed, disfavored Examples from the Web for unaccepted Historical Examples of unaccepted
An offer is a revocable and unaccepted communication of willingness to promise.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
So long as they are unaccepted, they possess the same character.
Shell have to accept it; or to live with it unaccepted, then.
Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Well—there must be many other natural laws, still undiscovered, or at least unaccepted.
In a lover, as yet unaccepted, she felt this last quality to be embarrassing.
Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
British Dictionary definitions for unaccepted accepted adjective
- commonly approved or recognized; customary; established
Derived Formsacceptedly, adverb