from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not under suspicion.
- adj. Not known to exist: an unsuspected disease.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. not suspected
- adj. that has not raised suspicion
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not suspected.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not suspected or believed likely
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It's funny what a small world it is sometimes and the fact that you might meet people in unsuspected places.
Nonetheless, nonexperimental research cannot exclude the potential effects of self-selection, that is, the possibility that some unsuspected factor perhaps even something genetic induces both religiosity and neighborliness, producing a spurious correlation, so that simply forcing people to attend church more often would not make them more neighborly.
While we get glimpses of Lou's childhood, they mostly have to do with establishing that he's been a bad seed -- if an unsuspected one -- all of his life.
I used to ride the subways there just to observe the pick pockets work on the unsuspected visiting from South Bend.
Her mother murdered, her father a laudanum addict, Gemma has relied on an unsuspected strength and has discovered an ability to travel to an enchanted world called the realms, where dark magic runs wild.
Other stories uncover the deep-holes in a marriage, the unsuspected cruelty of children, and how a boys disfigured face provides both the good things in his life and the bad.
The mapping of Deep Time will likely never be complete, or even halfway so, and, hence, I may freely populate it with any number of heretofore unsuspected microcontinents and atolls.
"Entire, unsuspected building sites can suddenly be seen," Stone said, displaying new views of Iraq's 3000 B.C. city of Kish, " the first city founded after the Flood," basically the Sumerian version of Noah's flood in cuneiform records at the meeting.
And if not Scalia, then perhaps another unsuspected justice.
Finally Mr. Hanlon notes, What the Japanese research does prove is that once again, a new and hitherto unsuspected ability has been unearthed in animals.
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