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unbidden

[uhn-bid-n] /ʌnˈbɪd n/
adjective
1.
not ordered or commanded; spontaneous.
2.
not asked or summoned; uninvited.
Also, unbid.
Origin
1050
before 1050; Middle English unbiden, Old English unbēden. See un-1, bidden
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British Dictionary definitions for unbid

unbidden

/ʌnˈbɪdən/
adjective
1.
not ordered or commanded; voluntary or spontaneous
2.
not invited or asked
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Word Origin and History for unbid

unbidden

Old English unbedene, "not asked or invited," from un- (1) "not" + bidden. Cf. Middle Dutch ongebeden, German ungebeten, Old Norse ubeðinn.

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