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un·ex·pect·ed

 (ŭn′ĭk-spĕk′tĭd)
adj.
Occurring without warning; unforeseen.

un′ex·pect′ed·ly adv.
un′ex·pect′ed·ness n.

unexpected

(ˌʌnɪkˈspɛktɪd)
adj
surprising or unforeseen
ˌunexˈpectedly adv
ˌunexˈpectedness n

un•ex•pect•ed

(ˌʌn ɪkˈspɛk tɪd)

adj.
not expected; unforeseen.
un`ex•pect′ed•ly, adv.

unexpected

  • visit, visitation - A visit is an instance of visiting; a visitation is an act of visiting, and carries the connotation of an unexpected or undesired occurrence.
  • October surprise - An unexpected, but popular, political act made just prior to a November election, in an attempt to win votes.
  • off the wall - Alludes to squash or handball, when a shot comes off the wall at an unexpected or erratic angle.
  • wrong-foot - To disconcert by doing something unexpected.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unexpected - not expected or anticipatedunexpected - not expected or anticipated; "unexpected guests"; "unexpected news"
surprising - causing surprise or wonder or amazement; "the report shows a surprising lack of hard factual data"; "leaped up with surprising agility"; "she earned a surprising amount of money"
expected - considered likely or probable to happen or arrive; "prepared for the expected attack"

unexpected

Translations
غَيْرُ مُتَوَقَّعغَيْر مُتَوَقَّع
nečekanýneočekávaný
uventet
odottamaton
neočekivan
óvæntur
予期しない
뜻밖의
negaidīts
nepričakovan
oväntad
ไม่คาดคิดมาก่อน
anîbeklenmedikumulmadık
bất ngờ

unexpected

[ˈʌnɪksˈpektɪd] ADJ [death, arrival, appearance, visit] → inesperado, repentino; [victory, success] → inesperado; [problem, expense] → inesperado, imprevisto
they turn up in the most unexpected placesaparecen en los lugares más insospechados
his arrival was an unexpected bonus for the fanssu llegada fue un regalo inesperado para los fans
it was all very unexpectedfue todo muy inesperado

unexpected

[ˌʌnɪkˈspɛktɪd] adj [visitor, appearance, pleasure, changes, development, death] → inattendu(e); [delay] → imprévu(e)

unexpected

adjunerwartet; arrival, result, development alsounvorhergesehen; this is an unexpected pleasure (also iro)welch eine Überraschung!; their success was not unexpectedihr Erfolg kam nicht unerwartet or überraschend; the role of the unexpected in this novelder Überraschungseffekt in diesem Roman

unexpected

[ˌʌnɪksˈpɛktɪd] adjinatteso/a, imprevisto/a

unexpected

(anikˈspektid) adjective
not expected, eg because sudden. his unexpected death; His promotion was quite unexpected.

unexpected

غَيْرُ مُتَوَقَّع nečekaný uventet unerwartet απροσδόκητος inesperado odottamaton inattendu neočekivan imprevisto 予期しない 뜻밖의 onverwacht uventet niespodziewany inesperado неожиданный oväntad ไม่คาดคิดมาก่อน umulmadık bất ngờ 始料未及的

unexpected

a. inesperado-a, imprevisto-a.

unexpected

adj inesperado
References in classic literature ?
Tumultuous applause followed but received an unexpected check, for the cot bed, on which the dress circle was built, suddenly shut up and extinguished the enthusiastic audience.
No ghostly worn-out figure should confront Tom Willard, but something quite unexpected and startling.
Meanwhile the surprise occasioned by the unexpected meeting of their rivals seemed to have spread something like consternation among the white members of the Beecher party.
Later, when I knew her, she was always doing something unexpected.
The walk to the beach was no inconsiderable one, consisting as it did of a long, sandy path, upon which a sporadic and tangled growth that bordered it on either side made frequent and unexpected inroads.
A wide frontier had been laid naked by this unexpected disaster, and more substantial evils were preceded by a thousand fanciful and imaginary dangers.
An equally unexpected confidence, however, took its place.
It being her first day of complete estrangement from rural objects, Phoebe found an unexpected charm in this little nook of grass, and foliage, and aristocratic flowers, and plebeian vegetables.
cried Ahab, with a wild approval in his tones; observing the hearty animation into which his unexpected question had so magnetically thrown them.
Throttling his joy, Ahab negatively answered this unexpected question; and would then have fain boarded the stranger, when the stranger captain himself, having stopped his vessel's way, was seen descending her side.
He found an unexpected state of affairs--for the girl's father had died, and his estate was tied up with creditors; Jurgis' heart leaped as he realized that now the prize was within his reach.
The question was unexpected, and it was thrust on a new wound; for it was only a month since a darling child of the family had been laid in the grave.