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Princeton's WordNet

  1. motiveless, unprovoked, wantonadjective

    occurring without motivation or provocation

    "motiveless malignity"; "unprovoked and dastardly attack"- F.D.Roosevelt

    promiscuous, loose, sluttish, motiveless, light, easy, wanton


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  1. List of paraphrases for "unprovoked":

    unjustified, unwarranted, gratuitous, groundless

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  1. Sheriff Ron Hickman:

    This was an unprovoked attack, deputy Goforth left behind a wife and two children. Please continue to pray during this difficult time.

  2. Mazie Hirono:

    We've all seen the horrific incidents of unprovoked targeted hate crimes against AAPIs.

  3. Deputy Darren H. Goforth:

    Deputy Goforth was refueling his vehicle and returning to his car from inside the convenience store when, unprovoked, a man walked up behind him and literally shot him to death.

  4. John Minadakis:

    As small business owners, we felt compelled to defend our history and livelihood from this unprovoked attack, my father built this landmark with his bare hands. Our family was raised in this business, and literally grew up on the second floor of the building.

  5. Avid Life:

    We apologise for this unprovoked and criminal intrusion into our customers' information.

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