A place where unexplained delays are a matter of course, and where public fingernail clipping is considered only a minor sin.
“The death is being treated as a non-suspicious, but unexplained, sudden death,” a spokesman said.
One woman said her dog came back from Green Acre with unexplained chemical burns.
At the time of her death police said the death was “non-suspicious” but “unexplained.”
They were well aware of the public anxiety that follows a large loss of life in unexplained circumstances.
Still, there was no doubting that some unexplained influence was at work.
He may have died solitary and unexplained; but no matter what he said, his story was safe.
In the present state of my thoughts, any near or unexplained sound sufficed to startle me.
He may select for enquiry some point of history or some unexplained phenomenon of nature.
Now to torment the girl came reflections of unexplained happenings since her arrival at the monastery.
early 15c., from Latin explanare "to make level, smooth out;" also "to explain, make clear" (see explanation).
Originally explane, spelling altered by influence of plain. Also see plane (v.2). In 17c., occasionally used more literally, of the unfolding of material things: Evelyn has buds that "explain into leaves" ["Sylva, or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesties dominions," 1664]. Related: Explained; explaining; explains.