from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not looked for or requested; unsought: an unsolicited manuscript; unsolicited opinions.
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- adj. not requested, welcome or invited
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not solicited.
- Not asked for; not requested: as, unsolicited interference.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not asked for
Karl Rove's American Crossroads reportedly raised $30,000 in unsolicited donations on Sunday, after President Obama stepped up his attacks on outside groups trying to "sway" the elections without disclosing their funding.
Farmer Rae, you did take these sheep in unsolicited, which was not wise of you.
The paper examines the price fluctuations of stocks promoted in unsolicited “hot tips” e‑mails sent during 2004 and 2005.
And that was more than a word of unsolicited advice—it was a disaster stream.
US brokerage regulator NASD has warned investors against reacting to stock tips sent in unsolicited mobile phone text messages.
“US brokerage regulator NASD has warned investors against reacting to stock tips sent in unsolicited mobile phone text messages”, news reports.”
Had he done so he might not have sent his rallying call unsolicited to MPs to coincide with Carers Week.
NYSE Euronext Chairman Jan-Michiel Hessels at the meeting again rejected the idea of talking to the new suitors, calling their unsolicited bid for his company a "tactic" designed to break up the agreed Deutsche Börse deal, seen creating a formidable global competitor.
According to the OED, the first occurrence of "slush pile" was not in reference to what we commonly now know as unsolicited manuscripts from unheard-of (and often insane) aspiring authors.
According to the OED, the first occurrence of slush pile was not in reference to what we commonly now know as unsolicited manuscripts from unheard-of ...