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

  • adj. Not provoked or prompted: an unprovoked attack.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Happening without provocation or motivation

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not provoked; not incited.
  • Not proceeding from provocation or just cause: as, an unprovoked attack.

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

  • adj. occurring without motivation or provocation


un- +‎ provoked (Wiktionary)



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