- unexpected; unanticipated: an unhoped-for piece of good luck.
Origin of unhoped-for
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Historical Examples of unhoped-for
It was, in fact, this unhoped-for pleasure which so delighted them.The Fortune of the Rougons
You, madame, beneath my roof; this is an unhoped-for condescension!Fairy Fingers
Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
Here was an unhoped-for opportunity of accomplishing this in privacy, and at his leisure.The Tinted Venus
To Davis it was like the unhoped-for realization of a dream.
Stover slapped his foot on first base with the joy of unhoped-for victory.The Varmint
- (esp of something pleasant) not anticipated; unexpected