Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not meditated; not prepared by previous thought; unpremeditated.

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Examples

  • But I had also come to dislike marriage itself - that unremitting if unmeditated pressure of another personality on yours.

    What's with Althouse?

  • Suddenly, unmeditated, words burst from him: “Heu heu, quid volui misero mihi!”

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • Babeile was sentenced five years imprisonment for his unmeditated stabbing of fellow pupil who had, together with his friends, provoked him.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The finish, however, really the result of painstaking labor, such as Herrick had observed in his uncle's shop and as Jonson had enjoined, is perfectly unobtrusive; so apparently natural are the poems that they seem the irrepressible unmeditated outpourings of happy and idle moments.

    A History of English Literature

  • Forthwith, embarrassed anew by this unmeditated outburst, he hurried off, amid an astonished silence which was broken at last by the storekeeper.

    Heart of the Blue Ridge

  • Public opinion formed in this way has the character of a judgment, rather than a mere unmeditated expression of emotion, as in the crowd.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • That a woman's business in life was to remain respectable and to secure a man, and consequent security, was her unmeditated faith -- till, in 1905, when Una was twenty-four years old, her father died.

    The Job An American Novel

  • First of all, physical concomitants are rarely direct and unmeditated expressions of a psychical instant (e. g., clenching a fist in threatening).

    Criminal Psychology: a manual for judges, practitioners, and students

  • The honest, unmeditated answer made her wince, but she went on, as if she had not heard it --

    The Uttermost Farthing

  • The king's unlooked-for ignorance of his errand, Herbert's honest hasty zeal, the temper of Boris the hound, had forced on him an act unmeditated and utterly against his interest.

    Rupert of Hentzau

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