verb (used with object), fore·saw, fore·seen, fore·see·ing.
verb (used without object), fore·saw, fore·seen, fore·see·ing.
Examples from the Web for unforeseen
However, the activism of groups like ACT UP was beginning to have unforeseen effects.Hollywood’s Evolving Heart: How Movies Grew to Love Gays|Teo Bugbee|May 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still, an 11-month campaign is dreadfully long, and the unforeseen could always happen.
But the Camelot image as applied to the Kennedy presidency had some unfortunate and unforeseen consequences.How Jackie Kennedy Invented the Camelot Legend After JFK’s Death|James Piereson|November 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
NATO strikes to punish chemical-weapons use will not end this war and may have unforeseen consequences.Three Key Questions on Syria From Geoffrey Robertson|Geoffrey Robertson|August 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But when the need to raise revenue arose, they decided to crack down, with unforeseen consequences.
It was announced that an unforeseen circumstance made it necessary to close the festival at once, and the company went home.Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Complete|Charles M. Skinner
Above all, you do not calculate the chief part of one's expenditure,—the unforeseen.The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The word musket is from muschetto, a kind of hawk, implying that its attack was equally destructive and unforeseen.Military Manners and Customs|James Anson Farrer
For a number of years the great project was held in abeyance by a series of unforeseen events.Pilots of the Republic|Archer Butler Hulbert
Regrets; unforeseen circumstances—compelled to sail at once, and give up pleasure, &c.