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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Occurring without motivation or provocation.

Usage examples (22)
  • RITTER: Actually, I do not believe in the so-called unprovoked attacks.
  • He invaded Iraq unprovoked, that is a war crime in any other time or place.
  • Kapoor termed the unprovoked firing a "diversionary tactic" to sneak in infiltrators.
  • I was dumbfounded when, early on, progressive Americans called the unprovoked invasion of Iraq "unprecedented". for more
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