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 ?
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.
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.
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.
With a tired sigh, and with an impulsive movement all her own, unpremeditated, spasmodic, she rested her head upon his breast.
It was past ten o'clock when Kate Swift set out and the walk was unpremeditated.
This happy event--supposing it to be such--could only have occurred at an unpremeditated moment.
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.
Her first surprise and bewilderment at so wholly unpremeditated an act gave way to consternation as she considered its consequences.
It was a careless, unpremeditated glance, one of those haphazard things men do when they have no immediate call to do anything in particular, but act because they are alive and must do something.
He could not understand this unprovoked aggressiveness of her attitude, and certainly was very far from thinking that an unpremeditated hint of something resembling emotion in the tone of his last words had caused that uncontrollable burst of sincerity.