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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unforeseeableadjective

    incapable of being anticipated

    "unforeseeable consequences"


  1. unforeseeableadjective

    Incapable of being foreseen or anticipated


  1. unforeseeable

    Unforeseeable refers to something that cannot be predicted, anticipated or expected. It implies an event or situation that is impossible to plan for because it was not considered as a possible occurrence or due to its unpredictable nature.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unforeseeableadjective

    incapable of being foreseen

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unforeseeable in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unforeseeable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of unforeseeable in a Sentence

  1. Satoshi Kamayachi:

    There isn't that much capacity (of hospital beds) left in Tokyo, so a (medical collapse) is no longer unforeseeable, the number of patients is clearly rising, so the situation is becoming more urgent.

  2. Ulrich Huwald:

    If weather conditions continue to have a more unforeseeable impact on agro business the best way to model this would be ... to increase the beta-factor within the discounted cash flow model used by me. And no, I have not yet done so.

  3. David Mamet:

    The popularity of disaster movies expresses a collective perception of a world threatened by irresistible and unforeseen forces which nevertheless are thwarted at the last moment. Their thinly veiled symbolic meaning might be translated thus: We are innocent of wrongdoing. We are attacked by unforeseeable forces come to harm us. We are, thus, innocent even of negligence. Though those forces are insuperable, chance will come to our aid and we shall emerge victorious.

  4. Larry Wilder:

    The events of October 23rd were the result of the unforeseeable criminal actions of a rogue corrections officer. The individual in question chose to abandon his training, ethics and morals and made the unilateral decision to mortgage his career and future by allowing inmates access to the jail keys.

  5. Josh Blackman:

    If the court upholds the travel ban on statutory grounds, it will signal that Congress has for decades vested the president with the flexibility to respond to an unforeseeable national security dynamic.

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    a diacritical mark (-) placed above a vowel to indicate a long sound
    A imperviousness
    B macron
    C confrere
    D taper

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