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Definition of "unmeant" [un•meant]

  • Not intentional. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unmeant" in a sentence
  • "My poor daughters ended up the unmeant psychic target, and I'm certain I scared the heck out of them."
  • "These poems are as heartless as birdsong, as unmeant as elm leaves, which, if they love, love only the wide blue sky and the air and the idea of elm leaves."
  • "Imagine then a Congress composed of angry frightened men and women, aching for revenge against the cruel punishment inflicted upon their nation for an unmeant arrogance, for imperialist tinkering with peoples and cultures halfway around the world from their own sometimes sordid mess."