unforeseen


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un·fore·seen

 (ŭn′fər-sēn′, -fôr-)
adj.
Not felt or realized beforehand; unexpected: unforeseen difficulties.

unforeseen

(ˌʌnfɔːˈsiːn)
adj
not seen or known beforehand; unanticipated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unforeseen - not anticipatedunforeseen - 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"
unexpected - not expected or anticipated; "unexpected guests"; "unexpected news"

unforeseen

adjective unexpected, unanticipated, unpredicted, surprise, surprising, sudden, startling, accidental, abrupt, out of the blue, unlooked-for, unenvisaged Due to unforeseen circumstances, the show has been cancelled.
expected, predicted, anticipated, envisaged, foreseen
Translations
nepředvídaný
ennennäkemätönodottamaton
oförutsedd

unforeseen

[ˈʌnfɔːˈsiːn] ADJimprevisto

unforeseen

[ˌʌnfərˈsiːn] adjimprévu(e)
unforeseen circumstances → des circonstances imprévues

unforeseen

adjunvorhergesehen, unerwartet; due to unforeseen circumstancesaufgrund unvorhergesehener Umstände

unforeseen

[ˌʌnfɔːˈsiːn] adjimprevisto/a

unforeseen

a. inesperado-a, imprevisto-a.
References in classic literature ?
WHEN the author of these little tales commenced them, it was her intention to form a short series of such stories as, it was hoped, might not be entirely without moral advantage; but unforeseen circumstances have prevented their completion, and, unwilling to delay the publication any longer, she commits them to the world in their present unfinished state, without any flattering anticipations of their reception.
I was not unprepared for jagged rocks and treacherous shoals if I could only have change -- change and the excitement of the unforeseen.
Starting at the unforeseen concluding exclamation of the so suddenly scornful old man, Stubb was speechless a moment; then said excitedly, I am not used to be spoken to that way, sir; I do but less than half like it, sir.
This agreement was to continue in operation four years, and to be renewable for a similar term, unless some unforeseen contingency should render a modification necessary.
After passing through Borodino the vice-King was driven back to the Kolocha and could get no farther; while the divisions of Morand and Gerard did not take the redoubt but were driven back, and the redoubt was only taken at the end of the battle by the cavalry (a thing probably unforeseen and not heard of by Napoleon).
The operation involved unforeseen dangers, which a great influx of spectators would have hindered him from averting.
Answering inquiries about the disposition of Anna Arkadyevna's rooms and belongings, he had exercised immense self-control to appear like a man in whose eyes what had occurred was not unforeseen nor out of the ordinary course of events, and he attained his aim: no one could have detected in him signs of despair.
Welcome the unforeseen," he says again, by way of a counsel of perfection in the matter of culture, "but give to [35] your life unity, and bring the unforeseen within the lines of your plan.
If, however, by an unforeseen chance it should be in my power to serve him farther, I must think very differently of him from what I now do, if I am not as ready to be useful to him then as I sincerely wish I could be at present.
Two orders he had given at the first sign of an utterly unforeseen onset; after that the magnitude of his mistake seemed to have overwhelmed him.
Carey was married she had three hundred pounds, and this money, carefully watched, had been used by her to meet any unforeseen expense, any urgent charity, or to buy Christmas and birthday presents for her husband and for Philip.
Some unforeseen accident may open her eyes to the truth, before you can prevent it.