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unhoped-for

[uhn-hohpt-fawr] /ʌnˈhoʊptˌfɔr/
adjective
1.
unexpected; unanticipated:
an unhoped-for piece of good luck.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; from the phrase hope for; see un-1, -ed2
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  • Unexpected food, unhoped-for goodwill--these are the details that made up my father's notion of fate.
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unhoped-for

/ˌʌnˈhəʊptfɔː/
adjective
1.
(esp of something pleasant) not anticipated; unexpected
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