unpremeditated


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un·pre·med·i·tat·ed

 (ŭn′prĭ-mĕd′ĭ-tā′tĭd)
adj.
Not planned or thought out in advance: an unpremeditated crime.

unpremeditated

(ˌʌnprɪˈmɛdɪˌteɪtɪd)
adj
not planned beforehand; spontaneous
ˌunpreˈmediˌtatedly adv
ˌunpreˌmediˈtation n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unpremeditated - not prepared or planned in advanceunpremeditated - not prepared or planned in advance; "asked an unpremeditated question"
unplanned - without apparent forethought or prompting or planning; "an unplanned economy"; "accepts an unplanned order"; "an unplanned pregnancy"; "unplanned remarks"
2.unpremeditated - not premeditatedunpremeditated - not premeditated      
unplanned - without apparent forethought or prompting or planning; "an unplanned economy"; "accepts an unplanned order"; "an unplanned pregnancy"; "unplanned remarks"
premeditated - characterized by deliberate purpose and some degree of planning; "a premeditated crime"

unpremeditated

adjective
Acting or happening without apparent forethought, prompting, or planning:
Translations

unpremeditated

[ˈʌnprɪˈmedɪteɪtɪd] ADJimpremeditado

unpremeditated

adjunüberlegt; crimenicht vorsätzlich; murdernicht geplant
References in classic literature ?
It was past ten o'clock when Kate Swift set out and the walk was unpremeditated.
There was fire in her and throughout her: she seemed the unpremeditated offshoot of a passionate moment.
In the country, an unpremeditated dance was very allowable; but in London, where the reputation of elegance was more important and less easily attained, it was risking too much for the gratification of a few girls, to have it known that Lady Middleton had given a small dance of eight or nine couple, with two violins, and a mere side-board collation.
Remember, too, that this proposal of mine was quite unpremeditated.
This happy event--supposing it to be such--could only have occurred at an unpremeditated moment.
The stranger, who had been interested in the course of her sermon as if it had been the development of a drama--for there is this sort of fascination in all sincere unpremeditated eloquence, which opens to one the inward drama of the speaker's emotions--now turned his horse aside and pursued his way, while Dinah said, "Let us sing a little, dear friends"; and as he was still winding down the slope, the voices of the Methodists reached him, rising and falling in that strange blending of exultation and sadness which belongs to the cadence of a hymn.
The girls were wild for dancing; and the evenings ended, occasionally, in an unpremeditated little ball.
The fly moved creepingly up a hill, and Clare watched it go with an unpremeditated hope that Tess would look out of the window for one moment.
Even now, coming round by the Sol's Arms with the intention of passing down the court, and out at the Chancery Lane end, and so terminating his unpremeditated after-supper stroll of ten minutes' long from his own door and back again, Mr.
And yet, while my heart cried aloud in spite of me, and my nerves relieved themselves in this unpremeditated ebullition, I was all the time watching its effect as closely as though no word of it had been sincere.
They were all rather yellow and dirty, with four-day beards, and they grouped themselves in the tired, unpremeditated manner of men on a wreck.
To the Kensington Gardens we went; it may have been Manitoba we started for, but we arrived at the Kensington Gardens, and it had all been so unpremeditated and smartly carried out that I remember clapping my hand to my head in the street, to make sure that I was wearing a hat.