Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "unforeseeable" []

  • Incapable of being foreseen or anticipated (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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?"