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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not invited, asked, or requested; unasked: unbidden guests; comments unbid and unwelcome.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. not invited, requested or asked for

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not bidden; not commanded; hence, spontaneous.
  • Uninvited; not requested to attend.


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