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Definition of "unforeseeable" []

  • Not able to be foreseen or known beforehand (adjective)
  • Incapable of being foreseen or anticipated (adjective)

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Use "unforeseeable" in a sentence
  • "But what remains unforeseeable is its true begetter, its receiver."
  • "The result might well be to alter the balance of the Constitution in unforeseeable and perilous ways."
  • "But they can hardly be called unforeseeable, and therein lies the nub of the critical questions this incident will raise for regulators everywhere: To what extent should nuclear safety regulation take account of all foreseeable contingencies, and should new technologies be required to apply to pre-existing facilities that were built to the standard of the industry at the time of construction?"