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unthought

1
[uhn-thawt]
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verb
  1. simple past tense and past participle of unthink.
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adjective
  1. not thought; not framed in a thought or thoughts: an unthought advantage.
  2. not expected; not anticipated (often followed by of): an unthought-of place to find the key.
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Origin of unthought

1
1530–40; (defs 2, 3) un-1 + thought2

unthought

2
[uhn-thawt]
noun
  1. an absence of thought.
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Origin of unthought

2
First recorded in 1865–70; un-1 + thought1

unthink

[uhn-thingk]
verb (used without object), un·thought, un·think·ing.
  1. to end one's thought or reverse the process of thought.
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verb (used with object), un·thought, un·think·ing.
  1. to dispel from the mind: Unthink your thoughts.
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Origin of unthink

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-2 + think1
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Related Words for unthought

unintentional, unintended, careless, unwitting, reckless, unexpected, unplanned, inadvertent, accidental, involuntary, random, unforeseen, chance, feckless, heedless, negligent, thoughtless, uncaring, unconcerned, unheeding

Examples from the Web for unthought

Historical Examples of unthought

  • Night was as day at such times, and meals were unthought of.

    A Breath of Prairie and other stories

    Will Lillibridge

  • All this is a later development, unthought of when our artist friend was with us.

    Lotus Buds

    Amy Carmichael

  • Of relaxation there was little, and recreation was unthought of.

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

  • In other sections, to withhold the sacraments for such a cause is unthought of.


British Dictionary definitions for unthought

unthink

verb -thinks, -thinking or -thought (tr)
  1. to reverse one's opinion about
  2. to dispel from the mind
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