Definition of unlooked-for in English:

unlooked-for

adjective

  • Unexpected; unforeseen.

    ‘in his family he found unlooked-for happiness’
    unexpected, unforeseen, unanticipated, not bargained for, unhoped-for, unsought, undreamed of, unpredicted
    unintentional, unintended, inadvertent, unplanned, unpremeditated, unwitting, fortuitous, chance, coincidental, serendipitous, random, fluky
    sudden, abrupt, surprise, surprising, without warning, without notice, startling, astonishing, out of the blue
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Pronunciation

unlooked-for

/ˌənˈlo͝oktfôr/