Definitions for unexpectedˌʌn ɪkˈspɛk tɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•ex•pect•edˌʌn ɪkˈspɛk tɪd(adj.)

  1. not expected; unforeseen.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. unexpected(adj)

    not expected or anticipated

    "unexpected guests"; "unexpected news"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unexpected(adjective)ˌʌn ɪkˈspɛk tɪd

    not predicted

    an unexpected surprise/attack; unexpected consequences


  1. unexpected(Adjective)

    not expected, anticipated or foreseen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unexpected(adj)

    not expected; coming without warning; sudden


  1. Unexpected

    "Unexpected" is the sixteenth episode of the first season of the NBC science fiction drama series Heroes. Regular cast members Noah Gray-Cabey, Ali Larter and Leonard Roberts do not appear in this episode. Stan Lee makes a cameo appearance in the episode as the driver of the bus Hiro gets on. Although Ali Larter does not appear on this episode, she does do the voice over for the Previously on Heroes, which for the only time to date is placed after the first scene.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unexpected' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4258

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unexpected' in Adjectives Frequency: #585

Translations for unexpected

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


not expected, eg because sudden

his unexpected death; His promotion was quite unexpected.

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