Meaning of unforetold in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnfɔːˈtəʊld/


  • Not foretold; unpredicted.

    ‘poetry is always being created anew by unforetold hands and voices’
    • ‘The late Nobel laureate Ilya Prigogine has demonstrated that creativity in nature leads, through infinite bifurcations or decision points, to an unforetold plurality of possibilities, not a predestined fate for man or molecule.’
    • ‘Is it a time that has abandoned the idea of universal clock-like causality and accepts instead an unforetold plurality of possibilities?’
    • ‘If the sun rose on the political campaign profession in the past 20 years, it'll reach unforetold heights in the next 20.’
    • ‘I am having to paraphrase of the letter because of computer catastrophes unforetold so keep the bears with me.’