Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not under suspicion.
  • adjective Not known to exist.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not suspected.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective not suspected
  • adjective that has not raised suspicion

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

  • adjective not suspected or believed likely

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It's funny what a small world it is sometimes and the fact that you might meet people in unsuspected places.

    Breakfast in Bed

  • 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.

    American Grace

  • Other stories uncover the “deep-holes” in a marriage, the unsuspected cruelty of children, and how a boy’s disfigured face provides both the good things in his life and the bad.

    Too Much Happiness: Summary and book reviews of Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro.

  • I used to ride the subways there just to observe the pick pockets work on the unsuspected visiting from South Bend.

    Ripped Off. Read My story

  • 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.

    "If it takes my whole life, I won't break, I won't 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.

    The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray: Book summary

  • I used to ride the subways there just to observe the pick pockets work on the unsuspected visiting from South Bend.

    Ripped Off. Read My story

  • I used to ride the subways there just to observe the pick pockets work on the unsuspected visiting from South Bend.

    Ripped Off. Read My story

  • 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.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: The Killer Inside Me

  • I used to ride the subways there just to observe the pick pockets work on the unsuspected visiting from South Bend.

    Ripped Off. Read My story

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