unthought-of


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unthought-of

(ˌʌnˈθɔːtɒv)
adj
unimaginable; inconceivable
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Adj.1.unthought-of - so unexpected as to have not been imaginedunthought-of - so unexpected as to have not been imagined; "an unhoped-for piece of luck"; "an unthought advantage"; "an unthought-of place to find the key"
unexpected - not expected or anticipated; "unexpected guests"; "unexpected news"
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Translations

unthought-of

[ʌnˈθɔːtɒv] ADJinimaginable, inconcebible
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unthought-of

adj (= inconceivable)undenkbar, unvorstellbar; these hitherto unthought-of objectionsdiese Einwände, auf die bis dahin niemand gekommen war
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References in classic literature ?
He LOOKED all the astonishment which such unexpected, such unthought-of information could not fail of exciting; but he said only these two words,
It was meant, doubtless, the mother herself hath told us, for a retribution, too; a torture to be felt at many an unthought-of moment; a pang, a sting, an ever-recurring agony, in the midst of a troubled joy!
In his presentation "Fourth Industrial Revolution and Foundry: Challenges and Opportunities", Dr Jung explained that the evolution of advanced foundry technologies will be crucial to enable the design and manufacture of innovative semiconductor products that will take our everyday life into new and previously unthought-of directions.
Chairman of the jury, Professor Onno Omta said about the winner: "The Gold goes to a consumer pack with possibilities unthought-of. An ancient physics law was rediscovered and made it possible to create a very simple pack in a market where complexity has been the standard.
It's impossible to predict when one such will 'go viral' and flash around the world, bringing hitherto unthought-of connections and at least 1,000 words of explanation.
But new technology and capabilities are moving nanotech from the realm of science fiction into the realm of the real for application areas previously unthought-of.