[ uhn-lookt ]

  1. not examined, investigated, or heeded (usually followed by into, on, or at): a crime that remains unlooked into.

Origin of unlooked

1250–1300 for earlier sense; 1555–65 for current sense; Middle English: neglected; see un-1, look, -ed2

Words Nearby unlooked

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How to use unlooked in a sentence

  • Edna's desire to see Mademoiselle Reisz had increased tenfold since these unlooked-for obstacles had arisen to thwart it.

  • The good man then devoted his unlooked-for fortune to philanthropies in concert with Judge Popinot.

    Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
  • One unlooked-for result of the evenings happenings was that OLearys antagonism to Dangerfield seemed completely to disappear.

    The Woman Gives | Owen Johnson
  • This unlooked-for intelligence, had it reached her in a different way, would have delighted as much as it astonished her.

    At Last | Marion Harland
  • The Church shortly discovered an entirely unlooked-for evil, insidious, demoralizing—the political corruption of voters.

    The Leaven in a Great City | Lillian William Betts