- not intended; unplanned
Example Sentences Including 'unintended'
Anything that moves - sudden, unintended stops can be painful.
Even remarks that were quite innocent in themselves could be twisted alarmingly to produce an unintended effect.
Death in Fashion
First, structural features of social life are themselves the ` unintended consequences" of an aggregate of individual actions.
Choice, Rationality, and Social Theory
He would enjoy it for what it was - a second-hand gift, but nonetheless pleasurable for its unintended recipient.
However, the report had the unintended effect of highlighting Charles's extravagance.
Times, Sunday Times (2005)
If we go there in a body, introducing new, unforeseen factors, inducing unintended reactions, everything is ruined.
The Complete Stories Volume 2
Police believe son was killer's target Father unintended victim
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)
The law of unintended consequences is the most pervasive of all laws in policy making.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The organization is concerned about future lawsuits from patients who might suffer unintended side effects from the drug.
Globe and Mail (2003)
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