unsurprising


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un·sur·pris·ing

 (ŭn′sər-prī′zĭng)
adj.
Not surprising; expected: unsurprising plot developments.

un′sur·pris′ing·ly adv.

unsurprising

(ˌʌnsəˈpraɪzɪŋ)
adj
(of an action, a decision, etc) that does not surprise one, because one would expect it to happen or be like it is
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsurprising - not causing surpriseunsurprising - not causing surprise      
expected - considered likely or probable to happen or arrive; "prepared for the expected attack"
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"

unsurprising

adjective predictable, expected, understandable, predicted, foreseeable, only to be expected, not unexpected It is unsurprising that he remains so hated.
Translations

unsurprising

[ˈʌnsəˈpraɪzɪŋ] ADJnada sorprendente

unsurprising

[ˌʌnsərˈpraɪzɪŋ] adjpas étonnant(e), pas surprenant(e)

unsurprising

adjwenig überraschend
References in classic literature ?
Since all acts of white men were surprises, the only surprise of action they could achieve for a black man would be the doing of an unsurprising thing.
Child health expert Dr Rob Hicks said it is unsurprising nearly half of parents were worried kids are not getting enough of the right minerals given "the increasing number of complex nutritional messages out there".
That is no doubt true, if unsurprising, in a government of men by men.
Unsurprising will be the graphic marvel and fine-tuned gameplay of Pariah, a trademark gamers have come to expect from any Digital Extremes game.
A spokesman said:"It is perhaps unsurprising only 14 per cent of women and nine per cent of men are completely happy with their body shape.
The Three Tenors made an unsurprising return appearance with a best-of compilation, while on his own Luciano Pavarotti also scored with ``Romantica.
ANNOUNCING the unsurprising news that at the age of 32 he has yet to break his sexual duck, vacuous virgin Cameron declared: "It's wrong to ram it down people's throats.
This is incredible, (but) it's as unsurprising as it is disturbing,'' she said.
It would be unsurprising to find that imports into Europe of some inorganic chemicals, plastics, fertilisers, detergents and other bulk chemicals are beginning to increase.
Space shuttle landings seem unsurprising now, but a quarter-century ago nothing so big - more than 180 feet long - had ever come back from space - at least not in one piece.