Definition of unpremeditated in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənprēˈmedəˌtādəd/


(Of an act, remark, or state) not thought out or planned beforehand: it was a totally unpremeditated attack
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  • Robert Duval, prosecuting, said: ‘This was a single blow delivered by an intact glass in what was an unpremeditated attack by a man who had been drinking since 3pm.’
  • "This was not an unpremeditated attack, say the prosecution, and the Crown say this evidence overwhelmingly demonstrates there was cold calculation about the attack upon Mr Turner."
  • His curiosity about my vision and experiences served to solicit my unscripted, unpremeditated and fairly stream-of-consciousness truth-telling commentary.
unplanned, spontaneous, unprepared, impromptu, spur-of-the-moment, unrehearsed, ad lib, improvised, extemporaneous
informal off-the-cuff, off the top of one's head



Example sentences
  • Dou Wei's talent in music is unreservedly and unpremeditatedly incarnated in his music esthetics.
  • The score evolved unpremeditatedly out of the bluesy alto-saxophone melody at once sensuous and acrid, originally written separately as a piece of source music.
  • When this day comes, will all the religions of the world suddenly unite to unpremeditatedly believe the same thing?

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Syllabification: un·pre·med·i·tat·ed

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