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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unlooked, Unlooked foradjective

    Unexpected; not foreseen.

    Yet perhaps had their number prevailed, if the king of Pontus had not come unlook’d for to their succour. Philip Sidney.

    How much unlook’d for is this expedition! William Shakespeare.

    God, I pray him
    That none of you may live your natural age,
    But by some unlook’d accident cut off. William Shakespeare.

    Whatsoever is new is unlooked for; and ever it mends some, and pares others. Francis Bacon.

    From that high hope, to what relapse
    Unlook’d for are we fall’n. Paradise Regain’d.

    Your affairs I have recommended to the king, but with unlook’d success. John Denham.

    Nor fame I slight, nor for her favours call;
    She comes unlook’d for, if she comes at all. Alexander Pope.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unlooked for in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unlooked for in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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