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unprovoked 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˌənprəˈvōkt/,
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(of an attack, or a display of aggression or emotion) Not caused by anything done or said,
  1. (of an attack, or a display of aggression or emotion) Not caused by anything done or said
    • - acts of unprovoked aggression
  2. (of a person) Not provoked to do something


  1. motiveless: occurring without motivation or provocation; "motiveless malignity"; "unprovoked and dastardly attack"- F.D.Roosevelt
  2. (unprovoking) unprovocative: not provocative
  3. means that the animal was not hit, kicked, pulled, struck, pinched, or squeezed by a person with an object or part of the person's body, or otherwise teased or tormented in any manner.