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Definitions for unexpected
ˌʌn ɪkˈspɛk tɪdun·ex·pect·ed

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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

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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

Examples of unexpected in a Sentence

  1. Boris Johnson:

    If this virus were a physical assailant, an unexpected and invisible mugger, which I can tell you from personal experience it is, then this is the moment when we are beginning to wrestle it to the floor.

  2. Tarik Jasarevic:

    It is unfortunate but not unexpected. It is normal for people to want Two Ebola patients loved ones to be at home during what could be the last moments of life, we are working with local community leaders, traditional leaders and healers, and religious leaders to better engage with communities so that we understand each other better and can work together in stopping the outbreak.

  3. Marco Giuranna:

    Remarkably, we saw that the atmospheric simulation and geological assessment, performed independently of each other, suggested the same region of provenance of the methane, which is situated about 500 km east of Gale, this is very exciting and largely unexpected.

  4. Ravindra Pasale:

    Unexpected inspiration strikes those who observe the world with heightened awareness, greater intensity, and divine empathy.

  5. Hannah Arendt:

    Predictions of the future are never anything but projections of present automatic processes and procedures, that is, of occurrences that are likely to come to pass if men do not act and if nothing unexpected happens; every action, for better or worse, and every accident necessarily destroys the whole pattern in whose frame the prediction moves and where it finds its evidence.

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