What does unexpected mean?

Definitions for unexpectedˌʌn ɪkˈspɛk tɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unexpected(adj)

    not expected or anticipated

    "unexpected guests"; "unexpected news"

Wiktionary

  1. unexpected(Adjective)

    not expected, anticipated or foreseen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unexpected(adj)

    not expected; coming without warning; sudden

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unexpected

    un-eks-pek′ted, adj. not expected, coming without warning, sudden.—adj. Unexpec′tant, not expectant.—adv. Unexpect′edly.—n. Unexpec′tedness.

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unexpected in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unexpected in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Fay Weldon:

    If you do nothing unexpected, nothing unexpected happens.

  2. Tariq Madani:

    Until now the camels we have examined have proven to be negative -- and this is really very unexpected.

  3. George Bernard Shaw:

    If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.

  4. George Lane:

    It is an unexpected joy to be here today, it is a remarkable day for me and I realize an historic day for the church.

  5. Johannes Benkhoff:

    Messenger found so many surprising, unexpected results that we have a lot of good reasons to follow-up on what they did.

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