Definition of unplanned in English:



  • Not planned.

    ‘an unplanned pregnancy’
    • ‘Many would argue that the main reason why young women have unplanned pregnancies is the lack of sex education in schools.’
    • ‘Most of my coaching these days of staff is informal and unplanned.’
    • ‘In every case the prospective mother's happiness or well-being has been put at stake by unplanned pregnancy.’
    • ‘They may also be influenced by government, which seems to see termination as the obvious solution to an unplanned pregnancy.’
    • ‘The first half is unplanned, while the second half features some impromptu sketches and a few guest appearances.’
    • ‘The overall impression is that the town has grown along the waterside in a totally unplanned and chaotic manner.’
    • ‘The day is quite unplanned as usual, the only thing that was planned got cancelled a while back.’
    • ‘Be it Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad or any of the state capitals, development is lopsided and unplanned.’
    • ‘Improved education would help women avoid unplanned pregnancy but could not eliminate the need for safe, legal abortion.’
    • ‘Do you ever find yourself, on the spur of the moment and completely unplanned, revealing a fairly private fact about your life or your past?’
    • ‘A military euphemism for unplanned casualties, such as UN officials or Afghan refugees.’
    • ‘The term casualty refers to any unplanned subtraction from a force's fighting strength.’
    • ‘The largely unplanned growth of the city, marked by a surge of high rises, has added to the throw-away culture.’
    • ‘Reports on nuclear accidents and any unplanned discharges of nuclear material are likely to be the subject of public applications.’
    • ‘It's a question of how you use periods of unplanned solitude.’
    • ‘I know how scary an unplanned pregnancy is, as my son was conceived when I was 17.’
    • ‘Having set the dynamic design in motion He is not now subject to unplanned or unpredicted random events.’
    • ‘She says the pregnancies, by two different fathers, were unplanned and happened when contraception failed.’
    • ‘I will never be able to justify what I did, irrespective of the circumstances surrounding the unplanned pregnancy.’
    • ‘He much preferred to spend his life in random chunks of unplanned accidents and mistakes.’
    unmethodical, uncoordinated, undirected, disorganized, unarranged, unpremeditated, indiscriminate
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