Carried out, occurring, or acting without direct provocation: an unprovoked attack on an innocent man
More example sentences
- Once again we have seen a totally unprovoked and malicious attack carried out on impulse.
- The boys' parents are alleged to have carried out the unprovoked assault.
- We insist that those responsible for conspiring to wage unprovoked wars and carry out illegal coups must be tried for war crimes.
Definition of unprovoked in:
- The US English dictionary