Need another word that means the same as “unintended”? Find 18 synonyms and 30 related words for “unintended” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Unintended” are: heedless, thoughtless, unmindful, careless, injudicious, ill-advised, ill-considered, imprudent, unwise, foolish, silly, stupid, reckless, rash, precipitate, negligent, neglectful, remiss
Unintended as an Adjective
Definitions of "Unintended" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “unintended” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Not deliberate.
- Not planned or meant.
Synonyms of "Unintended" as an adjective (18 Words)
|careless||Not giving sufficient attention or thought to avoiding harm or errors.|
Careless about her clothes.
|foolish||Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.|
A foolish decision.
|heedless||Marked by or paying little heed or attention–Franklin D. Roosevelt.|
The heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes.
|ill-advised||Without careful prior deliberation or counsel.|
|ill-considered||Not given careful consideration.|
|imprudent||Not showing care for the consequences of an action; rash.|
An imprudent remark.
|injudicious||Lacking or showing lack of judgment or discretion; unwise.|
The result of an injudicious decision.
|neglectful||Not showing due care or attention.|
You are being neglectful of our guests.
|negligent||Characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern.|
The council had been negligent in its supervision of the children in care.
|precipitate||Occurring suddenly or abruptly.|
Wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king.
|rash||Imprudently incurring risk- George Meredith.|
Do something rash that he will forever repent.
|reckless||Marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences.|
Became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans.
|remiss||Lacking care or attention to duty; negligent.|
Remiss of you not to pay your bills.
|silly||Lacking seriousness; given to frivolity.|
He often drank himself silly.
|thoughtless||Without consideration of the possible consequences.|
The debate turned into thoughtless bickering.
|unmindful||Lacking conscious awareness of.|
While thus unmindful of his steps he stumbled.
|unwise||(of a person or action) not wise or sensible; foolish.|
An unwise investor is soon impoverished.
Usage Examples of "Unintended" as an adjective
- The unintended consequences of people's actions.
Associations of "Unintended" (30 Words)
|accidental||A musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature.|
|accidentally||Without intention; in an unintentional manner.|
Accidentally knocked the vase over.
|casually||Not methodically or according to plan.|
People who casually throw rubbish around the streets.
|coincide||Be present at the same place and at the same time.|
The two long distance walks briefly coincide here.
|coincidence||A remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances without apparent causal connection.|
They met by coincidence.
|concurrent||(of three or more lines) meeting at or tending towards one point.|
He received concurrent sentences of two years imprisonment for each of his two convictions.
|fortuitous||Happening by a lucky chance; fortunate.|
Fortuitous encounters strange accidents of fortune.
|hap||An accidental happening.|
Where er I happ d to roam.
|happen||Happen occur or be the case in the course of events or by chance Santayana.|
Do you happen to know who her doctor is.
|happenstance||An event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental.|
It was just happenstance that I happened to be there.
|inadvertent||Happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally.|
An inadvertent administrative error occurred that resulted in an overpayment.
|inadvertently||Without intention; accidentally.|
His name had been inadvertently omitted from the list.
|inattentive||Failing to attend to the comfort or wishes of others.|
|incidental||An incidental expense event etc.|
For the fieldworker who deals with real problems paperwork is incidental.
|incidentally||Introducing a different topic.|
These magnificent achievements were only incidentally influenced by Oriental models.
|occur||Happen; take place.|
Nothing occurred that seemed important.
|simultaneous||Occurring or operating at the same time.|
|simultaneously||At the same instant.|
The telethon was broadcast simultaneously on 31 US networks.
|synchronism||The relation that exists when things occur at the same time.|
|unaware||Having no knowledge of a situation or fact.|
The most unaware person I ve known.
Unconsciously she has spent her whole life looking for a man who could live up to the ideal of her father.
|unexpected||Not expected or anticipated.|
|unintentional||Not done with purpose or intent.|
An unintentional pun.
|unintentionally||Not on purpose.|
I may have unintentionally misled some of you.
|unknowingly||Without being aware of something; unintentionally.|
The Minister perhaps unknowingly misled Parliament.
|unknown||An unknown person or thing.|
An unknown island.
|unwillingly||In an unwilling manner.|
He unwillingly went back to the family business in the City.
|unwitting||Not done with purpose or intent.|
We are anxious to rectify the unwitting mistakes made in the past.
|unwittingly||Without knowledge or intention.|
Youngsters can become unwittingly involved in gangs.