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

  • adj. Not intended; unintentional.
  • adj. Having no particular purpose, organization, or structure; random.
  • adj. Not thought out or prepared in advance; spontaneous: an unplanned adventure; an unplanned picnic.

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  • adj. unintentional; not intended
  • adj. spontaneous and not thought through in advance
  • adj. not having any structure or organization

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not done with purpose or intent
  • adj. without apparent forethought or prompting or planning


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un- +‎ planned


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