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unintentional

[uhn-in-ten-shuh-nl] /ˌʌn ɪnˈtɛn ʃə nl/
adjective
1.
not intentional or deliberate:
an unintentional omission from the list.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85; un-1 + intentional
Related forms
unintentionally, adverb
Synonyms
accidental, unplanned, inadvertent.
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British Dictionary definitions for un intentional

unintentional

/ˌʌnɪnˈtɛnʃənəl/
adjective
1.
not deliberate; accidental the killing had been unintentional
Derived Forms
unintentionally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for un intentional

unintentional

adj.

1782, from un- (1) "not" + intentional. Related: Unintentionally (1769).

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