Meaning of “unprovoked” in the English Dictionary

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"unprovoked" in American English

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unprovokedadjective

us /ˌən·prəˈvoʊkt/

(esp. of an unpleasant action or remark) not caused by anything and therefore unfair:

Witnesses said the attack was unprovoked.

(Definition of “unprovoked” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)