- simple past tense and past participle of seek.
Examples from the Web for unsought
Contemporary Examples of unsought
It is an honor, though of course an unsought one, to be even a small agent of reform of the US justice system.Bring It On, Michael Wolff!
January 5, 2009
Historical Examples of unsought
The office has come to me unsought; I commence its duties untrammeled.
She was old, plain, unsought; the man she exalted was the flower of his kind.Meadow Grass
Indeed, there is no lack of warmth in the caress which greets me, just because it is unsought by others.The Symposium
Money was coming in plentifully, and all the correspondence was unsought.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
His mind had been working on the cruel problem and gave him, unsought, the answer.The Prisoner
- the past tense and past participle of seek
past tense and past participle of seek, from Old English sohte. Sought-after is from 1881 (sought-for in same sense is from c.1600).