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unthought1

[uhn-thawt] /ʌnˈθɔt/
verb
1.
simple past tense and past participle of unthink.
adjective
2.
not thought; not framed in a thought or thoughts:
an unthought advantage.
3.
not expected; not anticipated (often followed by of):
an unthought-of place to find the key.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; (defs 2, 3) un-1 + thought2

unthought2

[uhn-thawt] /ʌnˈθɔt/
noun
1.
an absence of thought.
Origin
1865-70; un-1 + thought1

unthink

[uhn-thingk] /ʌnˈθɪŋk/
verb (used without object), unthought, unthinking.
1.
to end one's thought or reverse the process of thought.
verb (used with object), unthought, unthinking.
2.
to dispel from the mind:
Unthink your thoughts.
Origin
1590-1600; un-2 + think1
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Examples from the web for unthought
  • Hasty and thus unthought-of decisions brought our current economic troubles.
  • New technologies and new uses, unthought of before now, will present new issues and new concerns.
  • No defective roof escaped and many were the unthought of leaks discovered the next morning.
British Dictionary definitions for unthought

unthink

/ʌnˈθɪŋk/
verb (transitive) -thinks, -thinking, -thought
1.
to reverse one's opinion about
2.
to dispel from the mind
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