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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"


  1. unforeseen(Adjective)

    not foreseen.

  2. unforeseen(Adjective)

    not expected.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unforeseen in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unforeseen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of unforeseen in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    The birth of a novel invention can only be compared with the creation of a beautiful painting or an exquisite perfume, in my view, It's an amazingly perfect blend of art and science, unexpected, unforeseen, unprecedented and truly divine. Long live the creativity and the spirit of inventiveness!

  2. Scott Boras:

    We’ve had an interruption in our sport which was unforeseen and lengthy and when you look back at our bargaining history, there’s not been an interruption of that length in modern time, and for those reasons, I think the clarity of each side’s advances is something that is going to be measured within the framework of the recent influence of the pandemic on baseball.

  3. Dan Quayle:

    We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur.

  4. Wendell Berry:

    We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children. (Actually appearing as "a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children" in _The Unforeseen Wilderness: An Essay on Kentucky’s Red River Gorge_, published 1971)

  5. Hiral Sanghavi:

    They did n’t know that it is very different from ecommerce, they thought, it’s promising a November delivery, so it would deliver right about that time. They fail to understand that it is a startup, that there are some unforeseen circumstances which could cause delays.

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