What does unanticipated mean?

Definitions for unanticipated

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unanticipated, unforeseen, unlooked-for, out of the blue(p)(adj)

    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"


  1. unanticipated(Adjective)

    Not anticipated.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unanticipated in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unanticipated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chief Executive Officer Vishal Sikka:

    We had unanticipated headwinds in discretionary spending in consulting services.

  2. Ron Ness:

    Just like any road construction project, we've had unanticipated delays that are frankly no fault of the producers.

  3. Stanley Fischer:

    For example, a large and persistent program could have unanticipated and adverse effects on the structure of money markets.

  4. Ashley Tellis:

    The personal relationship between the president and the prime minister ... is really one of the unanticipated surprises of the past two years.

  5. Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell:

    Technological innovations can provide substantial benefits to payment system efficiency and security in the long run, but they often introduce new, unanticipated risks.

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Translations for unanticipated

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • neanticipat, neașteptat, neprevăzutRomanian

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