I adjective accidental, adventitious, casual, chance, fortuitous, inadvertent, insciens, involuntary, purposeless, spontaneous, uncalculated, unconscious, undeliberate, undesigned, unexpected, unforeseen, unintended, unknowing, unmeant, unpremeditated, unpurposeful, unthinking, unwitting associated concepts: unintentional act II index fortuitous, haphazard, inadvertent, involuntary, spontaneous, unexpected, unpremeditated, unwitting

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  • unintentional — 1782, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) “not” + INTENTIONAL (Cf. intentional). Related: Unintentionally (1769) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unintentional — / unintended [adj] not planned accidental, aimless, casual, chance, erratic, extemporaneous, fortuitous, haphazard, inadvertent, involuntary, purposeless, random, unconscious, undesigned, undevised, unexpected, unforeseen, unintended, unplanned,… …   New thesaurus

  • unintentional — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not done on purpose. DERIVATIVES unintentionally adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • unintentional — [un΄inten′shə nəl] adj. not done on purpose unintentionally adv …   English World dictionary

  • unintentional — [[t]ʌ̱nɪnte̱nʃən(ə)l[/t]] ADJ Something that is unintentional is not done deliberately, but happens by accident. Perhaps he had slightly misled them, but it was quite unintentional... There are moments of unintentional humour. Syn: inadvertent… …   English dictionary

  • unintentional — unintentionally, adv. /un in ten sheuh nl/, adj. not intentional or deliberate: an unintentional omission from the list. [1775 85; UN 1 + INTENTIONAL] Syn. accidental, unplanned, inadvertent. * * * …   Universalium

  • unintentional — adj. Unintentional is used with these nouns: ↑humour …   Collocations dictionary

  • unintentional — un|in|ten|tion|al [ˌʌnınˈtenʃənəl] adj not done deliberately ▪ I know she upset you, but I m sure it was unintentional. >unintentionally adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unintentional — un|in|ten|tion|al [ ,ʌnın tenʃənəl ] adjective not deliberate or planned: The play has moments of unintentional comedy. ╾ un|in|ten|tion|al|ly adverb: She is often unintentionally rude …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unintentional — adjective not said or done deliberately: I know she upset you, but I m sure it was unintentional. unintentionally adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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