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unwanted

[ uhn-won-tid, ‐wawn‐ ]
/ ʌnˈwɒn tɪd, ‐ˈwɔn‐ /
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adjective
not desired or needed; not wanted: My absence generated some unwanted attention.
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Origin of unwanted

First recorded in 1695–1700; un-1 + want + -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for unwanted

unwanted
/ (ʌnˈwɒntɪd) /

adjective
not wanted or desiredan unwanted pregnancy
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