Definitions

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  • adj. Not explained. Of unknown cause or origin.

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  • adj. having the reason or cause not made clear
  • adj. not explained

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Examples

  • They don't even know what to call it, opting for the label "unexplained dermopathy" in their paper.

    The Seattle Times

  • That's sometimes summarized in what I called the unexplained portion of the pay gap, and that unexplained portion of the pay gap has declined over time; it represents the influence of everything that's difficult to account for in terms of job characteristics, industry mix, characteristics of workers, their experience in the labor force.

    Press Briefing By Higgins And Yellen

  • Although Morgellons disease isn't widely recognized as a medical diagnosis, experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating reports of the condition, which they refer to as unexplained dermopathy.

    All MayoClinic.com Topics

  • Buie suggests tracking costs for books, classes, clothes and the like, then adding $100 a month per child in "unexplained" expenses.

    USATODAY.com - Get a grip, get started and create a budget

  • Mulciber (voiced by Lance Henriksen) commands some control over the Ether, a Matrix-like network that somehow (again unexplained) warns him of impending danger and allows him to become invisible.

    REVIEW: Godkiller: Walk Among Us (Episode #1) directed by Matt Pizzolo

  • And finally, there is evil bad-ass Dragos, who is has some nefarious (and again unexplained) goal of his own.

    REVIEW: Godkiller: Walk Among Us (Episode #1) directed by Matt Pizzolo

  • He was found dead in unexplained circumstances at his bungalow here in Leicestershire in 1997 and an open verdict was recorded by the coroner.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • What Behe does not do (and this is the point to which Bradford was responding) is make an argument from ignorance advocating [edit] for demonic involvement in unexplained phenomena.

    Behe: ID rescues Common Descent

  • What Behe does not do (and this is the point to which Bradford was responding) is make an argument from ignorance or advocate for demonic involvement in unexplained phenomena.

    Behe: ID rescues Common Descent

  • Among many other potentially lethal drug effects, patients can die from a syndrome called unexplained sudden death as well as from acute drug-induced diabetes or pancreatitis and neuroleptic malignant syndrome (similar to a severe viral encephalitis of the brain).

    Dr. Peter Breggin: Lessons from the Death of "Mental Patient" Esmin Green

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