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[uhn-suh-lis-i-tid] /ʌn səˈlɪs ɪ tɪd/
given or supplied without being requested or asked for:
unsolicited advice.
Origin of unsolicited Unabridged
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  • Added to these certain sums there was that unknown incalculable amount that he might yet receive for unsolicited contributions.

    The Divine Fire May Sinclair
  • Even then he did not linger; he did not even give her, unsolicited, one last kiss.

    The White Lady of Hazelwood Emily Sarah Holt
  • If I had an errand which took me out nights, Basilio lit up an old lantern, unsolicited, and went ahead with the light and a bolo.

    A Woman's Impression of the Philippines Mary H. (Mary Helen) Fee
  • Yet, unsolicited as he was by me, how could I think his generous offers insincere?

  • Or is her heart constant to him only when unsolicited by anyone else?

    Northanger Abbey Jane Austen
British Dictionary definitions for unsolicited


not requested or invited: unsolicited advice
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for unsolicited

1580s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of solicit.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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