Definitions for unlooked-forʌnˈlʊkt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•looked′-for`ʌnˈlʊkt(adj.)

  1. not expected or foreseen.

Origin of unlooked-for:

1525–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unanticipated, unforeseen, unlooked-for, out of the blue(p)(adj)

    not anticipated

    "unanticipated and disconcerting lines of development"- H.W.Glidden; "unforeseen circumstances"; "a virtue unlooked-for in people so full of energy"; "like a bolt out of the blue"

Wiktionary

  1. unlooked-for(Adjective)

    Not expected or anticipated; unforeseen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unlooked-for(adj)

    not looked for; unexpected; as, an unlooked-for event

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