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unforeseeable adj

: not capable of being reasonably anticipated or expected
: such that a person of ordinary prudence would not expect to occur or exist under the circumstances [an misuse] [an injury]
un·fore·see·abil·i·ty [-sē-ə-bi-lə-tē]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.