unpremeditated (adj.) 1590s, from UN- (Cf. un-) (1) "not" + pp. of PREMEDITATE (Cf. premeditate).

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  • unpremeditated — un·pre·med·i·tat·ed /ˌən prē me də ˌtā təd/ adj: not premeditated Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. unpremeditated …   Law dictionary

  • unpremeditated — *extemporaneous, extempore, extem porary, improvised, impromptu, offhand Antonyms: premeditated Contrasted words: *deliberate, considered, designed, studied …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • unpremeditated — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not thought out or planned beforehand …   English terms dictionary

  • unpremeditated — [un΄prē med′ə tāt΄id] adj. not premeditated; done without plan or forethought …   English World dictionary

  • unpremeditated — un|pre|med|i|tat|ed [ ,ʌnpri medı,teıtəd ] adjective FORMAL done without being planned at an earlier time: an unpremeditated murder …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unpremeditated — adjective she later regretted her unpremeditated response Syn: unplanned, spontaneous, unprepared, impromptu, spur of the moment, unrehearsed, ad lib, improvised, extemporaneous; informal off the cuff, off the top of one s head See note at… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • unpremeditated — UK [ˌʌnpriːˈmedɪˌteɪtɪd] / US [ˌʌnprɪˈmedɪˌteɪtəd] adjective formal done without being planned at an earlier time an unpremeditated murder …   English dictionary

  • unpremeditated murder — index manslaughter Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unpremeditated — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • unpremeditated — adjective Performed, but not planned or thought out in advance; extemporaneous, but not unintentional. Ant: premeditated …   Wiktionary

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