Unforeseeable Un`fore*see"a*ble, a. Incapable of being foreseen. --South. [1913 Webster]

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  • unforeseeable — un·fore·see·able /ˌən fōr sē ə bəl/ adj: not capable of being reasonably anticipated or expected: such that a person of ordinary prudence would not expect to occur or exist under the circumstances an unforeseeable misuse an unforeseeable injury… …   Law dictionary

  • unforeseeable — (adj.) 1670s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + foreseeable (see FORESEE (Cf. foresee)). Related: Unforeseeably …   Etymology dictionary

  • unforeseeable — [adj] unpredictable capricious, chance, chancy, changeable, fluky*, from left field*, incalculable, random, uncertain, unexpected, unknowable; concept 534 …   New thesaurus

  • unforeseeable — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unforeseeable — [[t]ʌ̱nfɔː(r)si͟ːəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED An unforeseeable problem or unpleasant event is one which you did not expect and could not have predicted. ...severe unforeseeable weather conditions... This is such an unforeseeable situation that anything …   English dictionary

  • unforeseeable — un|fore|see|a|ble [ˌʌnfo:ˈsi:əbəl US fo:r ] adj an unforeseeable event, situation etc could not have been expected ▪ unforeseeable danger …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unforeseeable — adjective an unforeseeable event, situation etc could not have been expected …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unforeseeable — unforeseen ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not anticipated or predicted. DERIVATIVES unforeseeable adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • unforeseeable — adj.; unforeseeableness, n.; unforeseeably, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • unforeseeable — adjective Incapable of being foreseen or anticipated …   Wiktionary

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