Simple Definition of unbidden
: not asked for or invited
Examples of unbidden
thoughts that come to the mind unbidden
<she arrived, unbidden, to help out at the Red Cross center>
Variants of unbidden
Origin of unbidden
Middle English unbiden, unbeden, from Old English unbeden, from un- + beden, past participle of biddan to entreat — more at bid
First Known Use: before 12th century
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