- given or supplied without being requested or asked for: unsolicited advice.
Origin of unsolicited
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Examples from the Web for unsolicited
Here, courtesy of BuzzFeed, is how it feels to be on the end of unsolicited compliments and harassment.What Does It Feel Like To Be Catcalled?
The Daily Beast Video
November 26, 2014
I bridled, too, at the unsolicited advice she persisted in giving my friends.Diane von Furstenberg: Becoming the Woman She Wanted to Be
Diane von Furstenberg
October 15, 2014
My much bigger collection, unsolicited, shows something real.No, 'Acting White' Has Not Been Debunked
September 4, 2014
I pulled a Kanye and jumped up on stage, unsolicited and unashamed.Class of 2014, Prepare to Be Powerless
May 24, 2014
Can a single piece of unsolicited mail change the course of literature?The Letter That Paved the Way for ‘Ulysses'
December 15, 2013
Yet, unsolicited as he was by me, how could I think his generous offers insincere?Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
The gentleman, unsolicited, gave the poor object a shilling.Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II.
"I am glad to hear you say the order was unsolicited," said the captain shortly.Marion's Faith.
Even then he did not linger; he did not even give her, unsolicited, one last kiss.The White Lady of Hazelwood
Emily Sarah Holt
It is now nearly fourteen years since you did me the unsolicited honor to nominate me to represent you in the State Legislature.
- not requested or invitedunsolicited advice
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Word Origin and History for unsolicited
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