un·​thought | \ ˌən-ˈthȯt How to pronounce unthought (audio) \

Definition of unthought

: not anticipated : unexpected often used with of an unthought-of development

Examples of unthought in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The sale, unthought of a month ago, comes with soccer at something of a crossroads. David Hellier, Bloomberg.com, 18 Mar. 2022 Enterprises scrambled in 2020 to implement practices that would guarantee business continuity, and previously unthought-of cybersecurity issues arose. Anurag Lal, Forbes, 19 Jan. 2022 Removing a living unborn child from the womb, operating on him or her, and returning the baby to finish growing inside the mother was also unthought of in 1973. Grazie Pozo Christie, National Review, 21 Sep. 2021 New ways of doing business that were once unthought of are sticking around. Greg Engle, Forbes, 29 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of unthought

circa 1548, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unthought was circa 1548

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“Unthought.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unthought. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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