Webster 1828 Edition
1.Not solicited; not requested; unmasked.
2.Not asked for; as an unsolicited favor.
unsolicited (comparative more unsolicited, superlative most unsolicited)
- Not requested, welcome or invited.
- 2013 May 25, “No hiding place”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8837, page 74:
- In America alone, people spent $170 billion on “direct marketing”—junk mail of both the physical and electronic varieties—last year. Yet of those who received unsolicited adverts through the post, only 3% bought anything as a result.
- People have become very frustrated with unsolicited sales calls.
not requested, welcome or invited