unmeant

adjective
un·​meant | \ ˌən-ˈment How to pronounce unmeant (audio) \

Definition of unmeant

: not meant : unintended … that masculine proviso by which you can express affection only through patently unmeant insults …— Nicholas Lemann

First Known Use of unmeant

1550, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmeant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmeant. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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