unasked [uhn-askt, -ahskt] SynonymsExamplesWord Originadjective
Origin of unasked Middle English word dating back to 1225–75; see origin at un-1, ask, -ed2 Synonyms for unasked 2. unsolicited, unsought, unrequested. Related Words for unasked arrogant, gratuitous, impudent, overbearing, presumptuous, spontaneous, supererogatory, uncalled-for, undesired, uninvited, unsought, unwanted, unwelcome, voluntarily, willing, unbidden, undemanded, unprompted Examples from the Web for unasked Contemporary Examples of unasked
As is our tragic pattern, almost all these tough questions are unasked and unhonored.
Leslie H. Gelb
January 17, 2012
Rice also volunteered the answer to the unasked question about whether she was still single because she worked so hard.
October 24, 2008
Historical Examples of unasked
He forgave her, unasked, the humiliation she had put on him.
Frank H. Spearman
My money came as if by magic, unasked and unwarranted, like the gold of sunset.
It is always pleasant to do on entreaty what we might be driven to do unasked.
Unasked, the Imp sketched the dinner party, especially Harry’s share in it.
“I have also noticed it,” said Lorraine, answering his unasked question.
Robert W. Chambers
British Dictionary definitions for unasked unasked adjective
- not requested or demanded
- not invited
Word Origin and History for unasked adj.