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uninvited Line breaks: un|in¦vited
Pronunciation: /ʌnɪnˈvʌɪtɪd/

Definition of uninvited in English:


1(Of a person) arriving somewhere or acting without having been asked: their privacy was disrupted by a series of uninvited guests
More example sentences
  • An unexpected and uninvited guest arrives at her door bringing with him dark secrets from the past.
  • The only course open to us is to organise orientation courses vigorously, so that people can guard themselves against this uninvited guest.
  • I had wanted to show him how my people cared even for an uninvited guest.
1.1(Of a thought or act) involuntary or unwarranted: strange uninvited thoughts crossed her mind
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  • The problem arises, when there is interference of family members and uninvited opinion as to how one should live or react in situations.
  • When those dark and provocative thoughts enter your mind uninvited, don't concentrate and obsess over them.
  • It acts as a sort of safeguard against ogling and uninvited attention.



Example sentences
  • Weed is a more general word, and normally refers to those annoying plants that grow uninvitedly in the garden.
  • They had come ‘spontaneously and uninvitedly from the Government of India itself’.
  • You want to avoid the questions, the long stares or the patronizing comments people uninvitedly seemed to offer.

Words that rhyme with uninvited

benighted, clearsighted, shortsighted, unlighted, unrequited, unsighted

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Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
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