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unhoped

[uhn-hohpt] /ʌnˈhoʊpt/
adjective, Archaic.
1.
not expected or anticipated; unhoped-for.
Origin of unhoped
1325-1375
Middle English word dating back to 1325-75; See origin at un-1, hope, -ed2
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  • Forgive the transports of a blessing so unexpected, so unhoped for, so unthought of!

  • John exclaimed, delighted at the unhoped for result he had achieved.

    The Border Rifles

    Gustave Aimard
  • And, by some unhoped for good fortune, all this has only raised me in her eyes.

  • But the temptation to accept this unhoped surrender proved too strong.

    Demos George Gissing
  • Howbeit at last Jupiter administred to me an unhoped remedy.

    The Golden Asse Lucius Apuleius
  • Gladness (gaudium) is a joy with the accompanying idea of something past, which, unhoped for, has happened.

    The Philosophy of Spinoza Baruch de Spinoza
  • Remorse is sorrow with the accompanying idea of something past, which, unhoped for, has happened.

    The Philosophy of Spinoza Baruch de Spinoza
  • No,” stammered I; “you are very kind, but this is so unexpected—so unlooked for—so unhoped for—I am so overcome.

    The Privateersman Frederick Marryat
  • In 1517 the Duchess of Bourbon was confined there of a son, a blessing for some time past unhoped for.

    A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  • This consent of itself was so sudden, so unhoped for, that a thrill went around the group; someone in the circle fairly gasped.

    Under the Law Edwina Stanton Babcock

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