unsuspected

adjective un·sus·pect·ed \ ˌən-sə-ˈspek-tə-bəl \
|Updated on: 27 Apr 2018

Definition of unsuspected

: not imagined to exist or be true, likely, or possible : not suspected
  • an unsuspected illness
  • … suggests that the universe contains a hitherto unsuspected form of invisible matter.
  • —I. Peterson

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circa 1530

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