unsolicited

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. unsought (for), undue, unlooked for; voluntary. See will.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [UndeSirable]
Syn. gratuitous, undeSired, unrequested; see undeSirable .
2. [Free]
Syn. volunteered, offered, gratis; see free 4 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
unasked, unsought, unrequested, voluntary, spontaneous, free.
ANT.: solicited, asked-for, sought

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  • unsolicited — un‧sol‧i‧cit‧ed [ˌʌnsəˈlɪstd◂] adjective an unsolicited offer, request etc is made without being asked for by anyone: • Hilton, which owns, manages or franchises 240 hotels and 16 casinos, made an unsolicited offer Monday for a rival chain. •… …   Financial and business terms

  • unsolicited — adjective complimentary, free, gratuitous, offered, proffered, unasked, unbidden, uncalled for, undesired, uninvited, unrequested, unsought, unwanted, unwelcome, unwished, voluntary, volunteered associated concepts: unsolicited response,… …   Law dictionary

  • unsolicited — 1580s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of SOLICIT (Cf. solicit) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unsolicited — [adj] unasked for free, freewilled, gratis*, gratuitous, offered, spontaneous, uncalled for*, undesirable, undesired, unforced, uninvited, unrequested, unsought, unwelcome, voluntary, volunteered; concept 538 Ant. asked, invited, requested,… …   New thesaurus

  • unsolicited — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not asked for; given or done voluntarily …   English terms dictionary

  • unsolicited — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unsolicited — un|so|lic|it|ed [ˌʌnsəˈlısıtıd] adj not asked for and often not wanted ▪ unsolicited calls ▪ unsolicited advice …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unsolicited — [[t]ʌ̱nsəlɪ̱sɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Something that is unsolicited has been given without being asked for and may not have been wanted. If I were you, she adds by way of some unsolicited advice, I d watch out for that girl of yours …   English dictionary

  • unsolicited — adjective not requested, welcome or invited People have become very frustrated with unsolicited sales calls. Ant: solicited …   Wiktionary

  • unsolicited — adj. Unsolicited is used with these nouns: ↑advice, ↑attachment, ↑call, ↑email, ↑mail, ↑manuscript, ↑message, ↑submission …   Collocations dictionary

  • unsolicited — un|so|lic|it|ed [ ,ʌnsə lısıtəd ] adjective unsolicited offers, advice, gifts, or other things are things you receive that you do not ask for, and may not want …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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