unintentional


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un·in·ten·tion·al

 (ŭn′ĭn-tĕn′shə-nəl)
adj.
Not deliberate or intentional; inadvertent: an unintentional pun.

un′in·ten′tion·al·ly adv.

unintentional

(ˌʌnɪnˈtɛnʃənəl)
adj
not deliberate; accidental: the killing had been unintentional.
ˌuninˈtentionally adv

un•in•ten•tion•al

(ˌʌn ɪnˈtɛn ʃə nl)

adj.
not intentional or deliberate; unplanned.
[1775–85]
un`in•ten′tion•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unintentional - without deliberate intentunintentional - without deliberate intent; "my heart with unwilled love grew warm"- George Macdonald
unwilling - not disposed or inclined toward; "an unwilling assistant"; "unwilling to face facts"
2.unintentional - not done with purpose or intent; "an unintended slight"; "an unintentional pun"; "the offense was unintentional"; "an unwitting mistake may be overlooked"
unintended - not deliberate

unintentional

unintentional

adjective
Translations
neúmyslný
uforsætlig
tahaton
nenamjeran
故意でない
본의 아닌
oavsiktlig
ไม่ได้เจตนา
không chủ tâm

unintentional

[ˌʌnɪnˈtɛnʃənəl] adjinvolontaire

unintentional

[ˌʌnɪnˈtɛnʃənl] adjinvolontario/a

unintentional

غَيْرُ مُتَعَمَّد neúmyslný uforsætlig unabsichtlich ακούσιος involuntario tahaton involontaire nenamjeran involontario 故意でない 본의 아닌 onbedoeld utilsiktet niezamierzony involuntário, não intencional непреднамеренный oavsiktlig ไม่ได้เจตนา kasıtsız không chủ tâm 无心的
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An unintentional cry of Joy escaped the Youth, he let his Zither fall, and with extended arms he called out the name of the enigmatical Being, who seemed to stoop lovingly to him and beckon to him in a friendly manner; indeed, if his ear did not deceive him, she called his name with unutterable sweet Whispers, proper to love.
I am much concerned to find there was anything in my behaviour last night that did not meet your approbation; and though I am quite at a loss to discover in what point I could be so unfortunate as to offend you, I entreat your forgiveness of what I can assure you to have been perfectly unintentional.
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Occasionally, he shot himself out of his equipage head-foremost over the apron; and I saw him on one occasion deliver himself at the door of the Grove in this unintentional way - like coals.
My friend should, perhaps, have taken you along with him; but the slight, if there be one, was unintentional.
This surely cannot be intentional; and if unintentional, he ought to have been instructed by Meletus, and not accused in the court.
I have that honor; and my happiness at your escape from the danger that threatened you is redoubled by the consciousness that I have been the unwilling and the unintentional cause of all the peril you have incurred.
Delafield, it is because I am unconscious than any was asked; and if I have displayed disengenuousness, want of simplicity, or want of feeling, it has been unintentional, I do assure you; and only proves that I can be guilty of errors, without their being detected by one who has known me so long and so intimately.
The fact is, that there is a vast deal of unintentional humbuggery in some of the accounts we have from scientific men concerning the religious institutions of Polynesia.
But remember that the one was unintentional, and that the other is the effect of political changes, which have, in their course, greatly lowered the pride of kings, and swept mighty nations from the face of the earth.
I am excessively concerned that he should have any regard for me -- but indeed it has been quite unintentional on my side; I never had the smallest idea of it.
In the hall I might become the unintentional instrument of the squire's capture, though, so far as my ears served me, it was still empty as we had left it.