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  1. not planned beforehand; unpremeditated; unintentional.
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Origin of undesigned

First recorded in 1645–55; un-1 + designed
Related formsun·de·sign·ed·ly [uhn-di-zahy-nid-lee] /ˌʌn dɪˈzaɪ nɪd li/, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • Many a falsehood is not an intentional lie, but an undesigned inaccuracy.

    George Muller of Bristol

    Arthur T. Pierson

  • No student of the Apocalypse will imagine that they are accidental or undesigned.

  • It is a coincidence which must almost certainly be ‘undesigned.’

    Custom and Myth

    Andrew Lang

  • She is a flatterer in all her ways; and so much the worse, because undesigned.


    Jane Austen

  • But no self-introduction could be more modest or undesigned.

British Dictionary definitions for undesigned


  1. (of an action) unintentional
  2. not yet designed
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