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Synonyms for unsought

Synonyms for unsought

not desired


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In addition to looking after the executive side of the work at Tuskegee, and raising the greater part of the money for the support of the school, I cannot seem to escape the duty of answering at least a part of the calls which come to me unsought to address Southern white audiences and audiences of my own race, as well as frequent gatherings in the North.
He had what I may venture to describe as the UNSOUGHT SELF-POSSESSION, which is a sure sign of good breeding, not in England only, but everywhere else in the civilised world.
Think of a man's swinging dumbbells for his health, when those springs are bubbling up in far-off pastures unsought by him!
He hired out at the going wage of $30 per month and found, but the sudden demand for beef at the Kansas railheads turned Texas longhorns from unwanted, unsought wild creatures into a means to wealth and affluence.
In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex.
The final section on Tom Jones applies this lesson in unsought rewards to Tom, whom Codr identifies as virtuous insofar as he remains unwilling "to think through the consequences of his actions" (176).
For its fifth season, this thriller about Russian spies posing as 1980s-era all-American marrieds (Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys) took an illuminating look at the American Dream while gaining unsought relevance as the Cold War of that distant age is bestirring anew.
What is remarkable about this cascade of unsought beatitudes-in-mourning is that, despite Kay's exceptional physical attributes, there is scant reference to them.
Thus, discomfort with perceived lack of control during relaxed moments--an inability to let go may result in unsought increase in anxiety during therapeutic attempts at relaxation," according to Michelle G.
Networking at scientific conferences--something they do unconsciously--leads to new opportunities for collaboration, invitations to lecture, unsought job offers, and other good things.
A roundel is wrought as a ring or a starbright sphere, With craft of delight and with cunning of sound unsought.
Whether sought or unsought, Barack Obama has given America a race-relations legacy quite contrary to Dr.
Across the UK and Europe, their experiences, unique needs and opinions are unseen, unheard and unsought in emergency planning processes.
As an opportunity for a guided visit to areas of Eastern Europe unavailable to, or unsought by, many outsiders, the experience was simply sans pareil, and these few words of summary can hardly do it justice.
And his most famous quote as he relinquished office came in this warning: "In the council of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex.