/ (ʌnprəˈvəʊkt) /

  1. not provoked by anything done or said

Words Nearby unprovoked

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How to use unprovoked in a sentence

  • I have been asked why I "interfered in things beyond my sphere," and why I made "an unprovoked attack" upon religion.

    God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
  • Have you any plea to urge beyond the natural one of her seemingly unprovoked desertion of you?

    The Mayor's Wife | Anna Katherine Green
  • And upon his release he complained that the attack was unprovoked.

    Ramsey Milholland | Booth Tarkington
  • Did not this excellent young man, about three years ago, perpetrate an unprovoked and brutal assault on your son?

  • There are, however, many instances of entirely unprovoked assaults on vessels at sea.

    Tales of Fishes | Zane Grey