- un|in|ten|tion|al [ ,ʌnın`tenʃənəl ] adjectivenot deliberate or planned:The play has moments of unintentional comedy.╾ un|in|ten|tion|al|ly adverb:She is often unintentionally rude.
Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.
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unintentional — I adjective accidental, adventitious, casual, chance, fortuitous, inadvertent, insciens, involuntary, purposeless, spontaneous, uncalculated, unconscious, undeliberate, undesigned, unexpected, unforeseen, unintended, unknowing, unmeant,… … Law dictionary
unintentional — 1782, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) вЂњnotвЂќ + INTENTIONAL (Cf. intentional). Related: Unintentionally (1769) … Etymology dictionary
unintentional — / unintended [adj] not planned accidental, aimless, casual, chance, erratic, extemporaneous, fortuitous, haphazard, inadvertent, involuntary, purposeless, random, unconscious, undesigned, undevised, unexpected, unforeseen, unintended, unplanned,… … New thesaurus
unintentional — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not done on purpose. DERIVATIVES unintentionally adverb … English terms dictionary
unintentional — [un΄inten′shə nəl] adj. not done on purpose unintentionally adv … English World dictionary
unintentional — [[t]ʌ̱nɪnte̱nʃən(ə)l[/t]] ADJ Something that is unintentional is not done deliberately, but happens by accident. Perhaps he had slightly misled them, but it was quite unintentional... There are moments of unintentional humour. Syn: inadvertent… … English dictionary
unintentional — unintentionally, adv. /un in ten sheuh nl/, adj. not intentional or deliberate: an unintentional omission from the list. [1775 85; UN 1 + INTENTIONAL] Syn. accidental, unplanned, inadvertent. * * * … Universalium
unintentional — adj. Unintentional is used with these nouns: ↑humour … Collocations dictionary
unintentional — un|in|ten|tion|al [ˌʌnınˈtenʃənəl] adj not done deliberately ▪ I know she upset you, but I m sure it was unintentional. >unintentionally adv … Dictionary of contemporary English
unintentional — adjective not said or done deliberately: I know she upset you, but I m sure it was unintentional. unintentionally adverb … Longman dictionary of contemporary English