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1. Not anticipated: We experienced some unanticipated problems.
2. Not having been expected; unexpected: unanticipated guests. See Usage Note at anticipate.

un′an·tic′i·pat′ed·ly adv.
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not anticipated; unforeseen
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Adj.1.unanticipated - not anticipatedunanticipated - not anticipated; "unanticipated and disconcerting lines of development"- H.W.Glidden; "unforeseen circumstances"; "a virtue unlooked-for in people so full of energy"; "like a bolt out of the blue"
unexpected - not expected or anticipated; "unexpected guests"; "unexpected news"
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