unexpectedly


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Related to unexpectedly: doggedly, blithely, repeatedly, woefully

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unexpectedly - in a way that was not expectedunexpectedly - in a way that was not expected; "her brother showed up at the wedding out of the blue"
2.unexpectedly - without advance planningunexpectedly - without advance planning; "they met accidentally"

unexpectedly

adverb surprisingly, remarkably, unusually, incredibly, extraordinarily, startlingly, unpredictably, jaw-droppingly Moss had clamped an unexpectedly strong grip on his arm.
Translations
nečekaně
uventet
odottamatta
neočekivano
思いがけなく
뜻밖에
nepričakovano
oväntat
อย่างไม่คาดคิดมาก่อน
một cách bất ngờ

unexpectedly

[ˈʌnɪksˈpektɪdlɪ] ADV [arrive] → de improviso, sin avisar; [happen] → inesperadamente, de repente; [die] → repentinamente, inesperadamente
there was an unexpectedly high turnout of votersse produjo una asistencia de votantes inesperadamente alta
not unexpectedly, he failedcomo era de esperar, suspendió

unexpectedly

[ˌʌnɪkˈspɛktɪdli] adv [happen] → de manière inattendue; [arrive] → à l'improviste
They arrived unexpectedly → Ils sont arrivés à l'improviste.
unexpectedly long → d'une longueur inattendue
unexpectedly strong → d'une force inattendue
to be unexpectedly delayed → accuser un retard imprévu

unexpectedly

advunerwartet; arrive, happen alsoplötzlich, unvorhergesehen; but then, unexpectedlyaber dann, wie aus heiterem Himmel, …

unexpectedly

[ˌʌnɪksˈpɛktɪdlɪ] adv (happen) → inaspettatamente; (die) → improvvisamente, inaspettatamente; (arrive) → senza preavviso

unexpectedly

فَجْأَةً nečekaně uventet unerwartet απροσδόκητα de improviso odottamatta étonnamment neočekivano improvvisamente 思いがけなく 뜻밖에 onverwacht uventet niespodziewanie inesperadamente неожиданно oväntat อย่างไม่คาดคิดมาก่อน umulmadık bir şekilde một cách bất ngờ 出乎意料地
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You're pretty enough and good enough already, so I'd have some rich relation leave you a fortune unexpectedly.
The idea had got into his mind that he would some time die unexpectedly and always when he got into bed he thought of that.
She might take a notion to come home unexpectedly, and, though she is a dear, good soul, she doesn't altogether approve of my going off on these wild trips with you, Tom Swift.
He was surprised, ill at ease, almost embarrassed at meeting her thus so unexpectedly.
As they traversed that short distance, not a voice was heard among them; but a slight exclamation proceeded from the younger of the females, as the Indian runner glided by her, unexpectedly, and led the way along the military road in her front.
Silently, and rather surprised at her own compliance, Phoebe accordingly betook herself to weeding a flower-bed, but busied herself still more with cogitations respecting this young man, with whom she so unexpectedly found herself on terms approaching to familiarity.
Very shy; always going solitary; unexpectedly rising to the surface in the remotest and most sullen waters; his straight and single lofty jet rising like a tall misanthropic spear upon a barren plain; gifted with such wondrous power and velocity in swimming, as to defy all present pursuit from man; this leviathan seems the banished and unconquerable Cain of his race, bearing for his mark that style upon his back.
and when I go to the houses one wants a leg of mutton for an early dinner and I must be back with it in a quarter of an hour; another cook has forgotten to order the beef; I must go and fetch it and be back in no time, or the mistress will scold; and the housekeeper says they have company coming unexpectedly and must have some chops sent up directly; and the lady at No.
He returned south to make arrangements for their marriage, when, most unexpectedly, his letters were returned to him by mail, with a short note from her guardian, stating to him that ere this reached him the lady would be the wife of another.
A truly good book is something as natural, and as unexpectedly and unaccountably fair and perfect, as a wild-flower discovered on the prairies of the West or in the jungles of the East.
Sir Launcelot met up with old King Agrivance of Ireland unexpectedly last weok over on the moor south of Sir Balmoral le Merveilleuse's hog dasture.
We were soon dressed and out of the house, watching the gradual approach of dawn, thoroughly absorbed in the first near view of the Oberland giants, which broke upon us unexpectedly after the intense obscurity of the evening before.