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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

How to pronounce unexpected?

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How to say unexpected in sign language?

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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. David Keim:

    It was an unexpected uptake, which we never want to have, but fortunately the levels were low, well below even the threshold at which we would have been required to report the incident to the Department of Energy.

  2. Rosamund Pike:

    It's got all the key characters and some new ones and some unexpected ones, and I think it puts Thomas front and centre, giving him a very noble and important challenge and he emerges from it triumphant.

  3. The CBO:

    The large amount of debt might restrict policymakers’ ability to use tax and spending policies to respond to unexpected future challenges, such as economic downturns or financial crises.

  4. Lynn BeBeau:

    It was a very fun and unexpected -- extremely -- unexpected discovery, brenda Schell decided Brenda Schell wanted to go check out this area and my husband sees this red wood sticking out. He goes to pick it up and it's this crazy little boat !

  5. Jennika Greer:

    When the meteorite arrived at the Field, I spent the entire weekend analyzing it, because I was so excited to find out what kind of meteorite it was and what was in it, with every meteorite that falls, there's a chance that there's something completely new and totally unexpected.

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