adjective Date: 13th century not searched for or sought out <
unsought compliments

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  • unsought — index unclaimed, undesirable, unsolicited Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unsought — early 13c., from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of SEEK (Cf. seek). Cf. M.Du. ongesocht, Du. ongezocht, M.H.G. ungesuochet, Ger. ungesucht …   Etymology dictionary

  • unsought — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unsought — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • unsought — adjective Not sought. See Also: unseeking …   Wiktionary

  • unsought — Synonyms and related words: arbitrary, autonomous, discretional, discretionary, elective, free, free will, gratuitous, independent, nonmandatory, offered, optional, proffered, self acting, self active, self determined, self determining,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unsought — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Unwanted] Syn. unrequested, unsolicited, unbidden; see undeSirable . 2. [Free] Syn. volunteered, offered, gratis; see free 4 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Not welcome or wanted: undesirable, undesired, uninvited …   English dictionary for students

  • unsought — adj. not sought after, not looked for, not asked for …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unsought — adjective not searched for or desired …   English new terms dictionary

  • unsought — a. 1. Unrequested, unasked, unsolicited. 2. Avoided, shunned, eschewed …   New dictionary of synonyms

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