unscheduled

adjective
un·​sched·​uled | \ ˌən-ˈske-(ˌ)jüld How to pronounce unscheduled (audio) , -jəld, Canadian also -ˈshe-, British usually -ˈshe-(ˌ)dyüld \

Definition of unscheduled

: not appointed, assigned, or designated for a fixed time : not scheduled made an unscheduled stop unscheduled visits

Examples of unscheduled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Trooping the Color military pageantry has been used to mark the birthday of the British sovereign for more than 260 years, so there were no surprises Thursday, apart from the queen’s initial, unscheduled appearance on the balcony. Mark Landler, BostonGlobe.com, 2 June 2022 Speculation about possible regional involvement intensified soon after the arrests when an unscheduled high-ranking delegation from Saudi Arabia arrived in Amman. Washington Post, 22 Apr. 2021 The movie just starts right in with Buzz, along with his commander and best friend Alisha Hawthorne (Uzo Aduba) and crew, making an unscheduled stop on a mysterious planet. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 13 June 2022 Although the machine resumed its course towards New York after the unscheduled stop, passengers ended up arriving at their destination nearly three hours late. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 5 May 2022 The plane carrying Trump was forced to immediately return to the airport and make the unscheduled landing in Louisiana shortly before 11 p.m., according to people familiar with the incident. Washington Post, 10 Mar. 2022 The plane carrying Trump was forced to immediately return to the airport and make the unscheduled landing in Louisiana shortly before 11 p.m., according to people familiar with the episode. Josh Dawsey And Ian Duncan, Anchorage Daily News, 9 Mar. 2022 But overscheduling your tech talent—or worse, encroaching on their time with unscheduled meetings—is a killer of both productivity and morale. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 18 Oct. 2021 Due to bad weather, the Solar Impulse plane will make an unscheduled stop in Japan on Monday, postponing its record-breaking trans-Pacific flight, the BBC reports. The Editors, Outside Online, 1 June 2015 See More

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First Known Use of unscheduled

1889, in the meaning defined above

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4 Jul 2022

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“Unscheduled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unscheduled. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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