Definition of unintended adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌʌnɪnˈtendɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnɪnˈtendɪd//
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an unintended effect, result or meaning is one that you did not plan or intend to happen In law you are considered responsible for the unintended consequences of your actions. The animosity which his remarks provoked was entirely unintended. an unintended insultWord Familyintend verbintended adjective (unintended)intention nounintentional adjective (unintentional)intentionally adverb (unintentionally)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unintended