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adjective as in unforeseen

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Edna's desire to see Mademoiselle Reisz had increased tenfold since these unlooked-for obstacles had arisen to thwart it.

The good man then devoted his unlooked-for fortune to philanthropies in concert with Judge Popinot.

One unlooked-for result of the evenings happenings was that OLearys antagonism to Dangerfield seemed completely to disappear.

This unlooked-for intelligence, had it reached her in a different way, would have delighted as much as it astonished her.

The Church shortly discovered an entirely unlooked-for evil, insidious, demoralizing—the political corruption of voters.


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On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unlooked-for, such as: contingent, incidental, adventitious, at random, by the way, and casual.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.