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adjective Archaic.
  1. not expected or anticipated; unhoped-for.
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Origin of unhoped

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at un-1, hope, -ed2
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Historical Examples of unhoped

  • Forgive the transports of a blessing so unexpected, so unhoped for, so unthought of!

    The Comedies of William Congreve

    William Congreve

  • 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.


    George Gissing

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

    The Golden Asse

    Lucius Apuleius