My word of the day is unrequited.

The word unrequited describes a feeling, especially love, not returned.

Synonyms: unreciprocated, unreturned, spurned, rejected, unsatisfied.

Usage in a sentence: “It was an unrequited, one-sided romance, that ended in rejection”.

Interesting fact: Hans Christian Andersen is known as someone who suffered from unrequited love. A woman named Riborg was an unrequited love of Andersen’s. A small pouch containing a long letter from her was found on Andersen’s chest when he died, several decades after he first fell in love with her, and was rejected.


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