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Meaning of UNEXPECTED

Pronunciation:  `unik'spektid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not expected or anticipated; "unexpected guests"; "unexpected news"
  2. [adj]  happening or coming quickly and without warning; "a sudden unexpected development"
  3. [adj]  not planned; "an unexpected pregnancy"
  4. [adj]  causing surprise or amazement by not being expected; "the curtains opened to reveal a completely unexpected scene"
  5. [adj]  made necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency; "a forced landing"
  6. [adj]  not foreseen; "unsuspected difficulties arose"; "unsuspected turnings in the road"
 

UNEXPECTED is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: forced, out of the blue(p), sudden, unannounced, unanticipated, unforeseen, unheralded, unhoped, unhoped-for, unlooked-for, unplanned, unpredicted, unprovided for(p), unscheduled, unsuspected, unthought, unthought-of, upset(a)
 
 Antonyms: expected
 
 See Also: surprising

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un`ex*pect"ed\, a.
Not expected; coming without warning; sudden. --
{Un`ex*pect"ed*ly}, adv. -- {Un`ex*pect"ed*ness}, n.

 

 

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