from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not rehearsed. See Synonyms at extemporaneous.
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- adj. Not rehearsed
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. with little or no preparation or forethought
That the evacuation was unplanned and unrehearsed is remarkable.
You want to take the interviewer off script to net some unrehearsed answers.
So, having listened to this unrehearsed, unperformed play, the writer David Seidler was in the audience, and I got my nice, bold English husband to go up and ask him if he would let Tom see the script, and he said, 'Yes.'
As far as they were concerned, a well-received speech that appeared unprepared and unrehearsed was as remarkable as one that actually was extemporaneous.
No bells, no whistles -- just the music performed in a random, low-key setting followed by an unrehearsed chat.
Mostly, like a three-ring circus, we surprise and outdo ourselves with each subsequent act, no matter how unrehearsed ...
In 1992, when Mr. Watson produced his first big band album, "Tailor Made," Columbia Records trumpeted that the sessions were completely unrehearsed — as if that were somehow a positive thing; here it's abundantly clear that Mr. Watson and his students have ample rehearsal time to get everything right.
In a completely unrehearsed move of raw compassion, Pancho, with all the love in his heart, looks directly into the police officer's eyes, and says, Brother, I forgive you.
James Taylor's Heart of Gold felt unrehearsed, Dierks Bentley's flavorless Cinnamon Girl had none of the original's charm.
Another order is the unrehearsed broadcast, like White House columnist Helen Thomas in front of a camera trained on her, saying that Jews should get out of Palestine and go back to Germany and Poland.
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