Definition of unlooked in English:

unlooked

Line breaks: un|looked
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈlʊkt
 
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adjective

(unlooked for)
Unexpected; unforeseen: in his family he found unlooked-for happiness
More example sentences
  • Things come out of the blue that are unanticipated, unlooked for - neither dreamt of nor ambitiously sought after.
  • Here is the unlooked for affirmation, a new physics in which smoke ‘stands’ while windows ‘stream’ and brick is ‘white’ and ‘fireproof; or else/it isn't'. And of course, there is the platitude: ‘no smoke without fire’.
  • ‘This surprise was unlooked for’ he smiled as he accepted her gifts.
Synonyms
unexpected, unforeseen, unanticipated, not bargained for, unhoped-for, unsought, undreamed of, unpredicted;
sudden, abrupt, surprise, surprising, without warning, without notice, startling, astonishing, out of the blue

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