unsolicited

unsolicited
un|so|lic|it|ed [ ,ʌnsə`lısıtəd ] adjective
unsolicited offers, advice, gifts, or other things are things you receive that you do not ask for, and may not want

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • unsolicited — un‧sol‧i‧cit‧ed [ˌʌnsəˈlɪstd◂] adjective an unsolicited offer, request etc is made without being asked for by anyone: • Hilton, which owns, manages or franchises 240 hotels and 16 casinos, made an unsolicited offer Monday for a rival chain. •… …   Financial and business terms

  • unsolicited — adjective complimentary, free, gratuitous, offered, proffered, unasked, unbidden, uncalled for, undesired, uninvited, unrequested, unsought, unwanted, unwelcome, unwished, voluntary, volunteered associated concepts: unsolicited response,… …   Law dictionary

  • unsolicited — 1580s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of SOLICIT (Cf. solicit) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unsolicited — [adj] unasked for free, freewilled, gratis*, gratuitous, offered, spontaneous, uncalled for*, undesirable, undesired, unforced, uninvited, unrequested, unsought, unwelcome, voluntary, volunteered; concept 538 Ant. asked, invited, requested,… …   New thesaurus

  • unsolicited — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not asked for; given or done voluntarily …   English terms dictionary

  • unsolicited — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unsolicited — un|so|lic|it|ed [ˌʌnsəˈlısıtıd] adj not asked for and often not wanted ▪ unsolicited calls ▪ unsolicited advice …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unsolicited — [[t]ʌ̱nsəlɪ̱sɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Something that is unsolicited has been given without being asked for and may not have been wanted. If I were you, she adds by way of some unsolicited advice, I d watch out for that girl of yours …   English dictionary

  • unsolicited — adjective not requested, welcome or invited People have become very frustrated with unsolicited sales calls. Ant: solicited …   Wiktionary

  • unsolicited — adj. Unsolicited is used with these nouns: ↑advice, ↑attachment, ↑call, ↑email, ↑mail, ↑manuscript, ↑message, ↑submission …   Collocations dictionary

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