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unsought

[ sawt ]SEE DEFINITION OF unsought
  • adj.unwanted
  • adj.free

Synonyms for unsought

  • undesirable
  • undesired
  • unrequested
  • unsolicited
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNSOUGHT

The office has come to me unsought; I commence its duties untrammeled.

She was old, plain, unsought; the man she exalted was the flower of his kind.

Indeed, there is no lack of warmth in the caress which greets me, just because it is unsought by others.

Money was coming in plentifully, and all the correspondence was unsought.

His mind had been working on the cruel problem and gave him, unsought, the answer.

It was not likely that such a treasure could remain long unnoticed and unsought after.

Unsought by him, unclaimed, in every common sense a stranger to him—how could she belong to him?

In simple words and unsought rhyme, Give me the songs of olden time.

It had come to her unsought, unexpected, and she enjoyed it.

What did it avail that this or that woman should declare she was unsought?

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from un- (1) "not" + past participle of seek. Cf. Middle Dutch ongesocht, Dutch ongezocht, Middle High German ungesuochet, German ungesucht.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNSOUGHT

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noununwelcome
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