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unintended

If you do something without planning or meaning to do it, it's unintended. An unintended consequence of your fun day at the beach is your painful, peeling sunburn.

To intend is to plan or aim to do something. When you don't intend to do something but it happens anyway, it's unintended. An unintended side effect of your winning the 50-yard dash might be the extreme envy of your sister, who's very athletic and loves to win. And if you let her trim your hair later, you may just end up with unintended bangs!

Definitions of unintended
  1. adjective
    not deliberate
    Synonyms:
    accidental, inadvertent
    happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally
    causeless, fortuitous, uncaused
    having no cause or apparent cause
    unintentional, unplanned, unwitting
    not done with purpose or intent
    unmotivated
    without motivation
    unplanned
    without apparent forethought or prompting or planning
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    Antonyms:
    intended
    resulting from one's intentions
    conscious, witting
    intentionally conceived
    calculated, deliberate, measured
    carefully thought out in advance
    intentional, knowing
    characterized by conscious design or purpose
    well-intentioned, well-meaning, well-meant
    marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results
    motivated
    provided with a motive or given incentive for action
    planned
    designed or carried out according to a plan
    premeditated
    characterized by deliberate purpose and some degree of planning
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