toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

unrequited
used in Atlas Shrugged

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
not returned in kind
  • Your unrequited rectitude is the only hold they have upon you.
    2.8 Part 2 Chapter 8 — By Our Love (48% in)
  • ...I shall never find youthat it is not to be reached or lived-but what is left of my life is still yours, and I will go on in your name, even though it is a name I'll never learn, I will go on serving you, even though I'm never to win, I will go on, to be worthy of you on the day when I would have met you, even though I won't...... She had never accepted hopelessness, but she stood at the window and, addressed to the shape of a fogbound city, it was her self-dedication to unrequited love.
    2.9 Part 2 Chapter 9 — The Face Without Pain or Fear or Guilt (6% in)

There are no more uses of "unrequited" in Atlas Shrugged.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®