un·​script·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈskrip-təd How to pronounce unscripted (audio) \

Definition of unscripted

: not following a prepared script

Examples of unscripted in a Sentence

Her reaction was completely unscripted.
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First Known Use of unscripted

circa 1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Unscripted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unscripted. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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