Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not thought; not imagined or conceived; not considered: often followed by of, formerly by on.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of unthink.

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  • adjective so unexpected as to have not been imagined

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Examples

  • No, experts do not always have the right answers, but more often can bring those questions that otherwise would go "unthought".

    GraniteGrok

  • Against this, identifies a pervasive "unthought" which can mislead unbelievers when they consider religion just as easily as equivalent "unthoughts" may lead believers into strange ideas.

    Only a Game

  • There are three “convergences” that Merleau-Ponty sees between Husserl’s phenomenology and Heidegger’s ontology, more precisely, what remains "unthought" in Husserl and Heidegger’s explicit thinking.

    enowning

  • There are three “convergences” that Merleau-Ponty sees between Husserl’s phenomenology and Heidegger’s ontology, more precisely, what remains "unthought" in Husserl and Heidegger’s explicit thinking.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • This unsavory aspect of life is kept hidden and generally unthought of in our daily meals.

    Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn: Eïd al-Adha: The Significance Of Ritual Sacrifice

  • The evidence is thin but compelling: those schools which are able to reassure pupils that something will be done about bullying are also those with an active pupil council - a concept that was simply unthought of in my day, in my religious-controlled grammar school.

    August Books 1) To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

  • Just when a decisive voice is called for, there's Michael Ignatieff bleating almost en passant about the Harper cut-and-run exercise, and then proffering loads of hype about a Liberal "thinkers 'conference" in March (which may conflict with a Spring election call, leaving all those thoughts unthought).

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • Some decisions seem so unthought out and unmachiavellian they make you want to reach for your cloak and dagger.

    What would Machiavelli think of David Cameron?

  • Just when a decisive voice is called for, there's Michael Ignatieff bleating almost en passant about the Harper cut-and-run exercise, and then proffering loads of hype about a Liberal "thinkers 'conference" in March (which may conflict with a Spring election call, leaving all those thoughts unthought).

    Opposition: time to recalibrate

  • This unsavory aspect of life is kept hidden and generally unthought of in our daily meals.

    Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn: Eïd al-Adha: The Significance Of Ritual Sacrifice

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