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unintentional

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unintentional

  1. 1 happening by chance an unintentional encounter with an old classmate at the mall Synonyms of unintentional casual, chance, fluky (also flukey), fortuitous, inadvertent, incidental, unintended, accidental, unplanned, unpremeditated, unwittingWords Related to unintentional coincidental; freak, odd; aimless, arbitrary, desultory, haphazard, random; uncertain, unexpected, unforeseeable, unforeseen; coerced, forced, involuntary; unconscious, unpromptedNear Antonyms of unintentional certain, destined, expected, fixed, foreordained, foreseeable, foreseen, inevitable, predestined, predetermined, predictable, preordained, prescribed, sure; conscious, freewill, knowing, unforced, voluntary, volunteer, willful (or wilful)Antonyms of unintentional calculated, deliberate, intended, intentional, planned, premeditated, premeditative, prepense, set

  2. 2 not made or done willingly or by choice an unintentional insult that nevertheless was very hurtful Synonyms of unintentional coerced, forced, unintended, involuntary, unwilling, will-lessWords Related to unintentional accidental, unplanned, unpremeditated; automatic, impulsive, instinctive, spontaneous, unprompted; inadvertent, unconscious, unknowing, unwittingNear Antonyms of unintentional advised, conscious, considered, knowing, planned, premeditated, premeditative, prepense, purposeful; volitional; self-imposed, self-inflictedAntonyms of unintentional deliberate, freewill, intentional, uncoerced, unforced, voluntary, willful (or wilful), willing



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