Definition of unsuspected in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənsəˈspektəd/


1Not known or thought to exist or be present; not imagined possible: the actor displays an unsuspected talent for comedy
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  • By such an approach we may not only move astrology forward, but astrology may become a means of leading human thought along new paths, by disclosing interrelationships which are at present unsuspected.
  • What he suggested in 1859 was that several previously unsuspected small planets existed, orbiting closer to the Sun than Mercury.
  • An exciting new development has emerged in this project, and it serves to establish that those dusty geniuses of early times had other, hitherto unsuspected, talents and insights.
1.1(Of a person) not regarded with suspicion.
Example sentences
  • She worked at a bank and they paid quite well, and everything was going wonderfully until two unsuspected people pulled a gun while she was at the counter.
  • On a grimmer note, a previously unsuspected enemy - the Soviet Union, now bent on spreading communism worldwide - replaced the foes that had just been vanquished on the battlefield.
  • It was a perfect day for travelers who were in need of supplies, myself included; but also, it was a perfect day for thieves and bandits to snatch goods and money from unsuspected victims.



Example sentences
  • These criminals are turning to redirecting domain names so that users will unsuspectedly log onto illegitimate sites under hacker control.
  • To illustrate a concept of subscribing to a car and capturing its personality, the Toyota Aygo unsuspectedly unfolds through a mail slot.
  • Sometimes people use, maybe unsuspectedly, but certainly earnestly, figures of speech and thoughts pilfered from foreign languages, praising these in a funny way or even in the wrong context.

Words that rhyme with unsuspected

aspected, disaffected, disconnected, invected, unaffected, uncollected, unconnected, uncorrected, undetected, undirected, unelected, unexpected, uninflected, unprotected, unselected

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Syllabification: un·sus·pect·ed

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