What is another word for not bargained for?

Pronunciation: [nˌɒt bˈɑːɡɪnd fɔː] (IPA)

"Not bargained for" is an expression that describes something unexpected or outside of what was anticipated. Synonyms for this phrase include unanticipated, unforeseen, surprising, unexpected, or unplanned. These terms capture the essence of events or situations that were not foreseen, accounted for, or included in a plan. Other possible alternatives include unforeseeable, random, unforewarned, unlooked for, or bewildering. No matter which synonym is used, the key idea is that it was something unanticipated or unintended. Such moments can be either pleasant or unpleasant, depending on the context, but they are always outside of what was initially expected or accounted for.

What are the hypernyms for Not bargained for?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for not bargained for?

The phrase "not bargained for" implies unexpectedness or an unanticipated occurrence. Some antonyms to describe the opposite could be terms such as "expected," "planned," "acceptable," or "anticipated." These words suggest that the events or circumstances in question were either predictable, foreseen, or agreed upon. Conversely, words such as "surprising," "unforeseen," "unwelcome," or "unexpected," would reinforce the notion that something was not bargained for. In any case, the context and meaning of the phrase "not bargained for" will determine which antonym to use.

What are the antonyms for Not bargained for?

Famous quotes with Not bargained for

  • The Working Man as yet sought only to know his craft; and educated himself sufficiently by ploughing and hammering, under the conditions given, and in fit relation to the persons given: a course of education, then as now and ever, really opulent in manful culture and instruction to him; teaching him many solid virtues, and most indubitably useful knowledges; developing in him valuable faculties not a few both to do and to endure,—among which the faculty of elaborate grammatical utterance, seeing he had so little of extraordinary to utter, or to learn from spoken or written utterances, was not bargained for; the grammar of Nature, which he learned from his mother, being still amply sufficient for him. This was, as it still is, the grand education of the Working Man. As for the Priest, though his trade was clearly of a reading and speaking nature, he knew also in those veracious times that grammar, if needful, was by no means the one thing needful, or the chief thing. By far the chief thing needful, and indeed the one thing then as now, was, That there should be in him the feeling and the practice of reverence to God and to men; that in his life's core there should dwell, spoken or silent, a ray of pious wisdom fit for illuminating dark human destinies;—not so much that he should possess the art of speech, as that he should have something to speak!
    Thomas Carlyle

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