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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unexpectedadjective

    not expected or anticipated

    "unexpected guests"; "unexpected news"

Wiktionary

  1. unexpectedadjective

    not expected, anticipated or foreseen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unexpectedadjective

    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. Rochelle Walensky:

    It's been among the biggest Achilles' heels of this. And it's been among the biggest challenges and the unexpected things because( with) its cousins, this is not true, the reason we were able to control the SARS outbreak so quickly -- although there were obviously a lot of deaths there -- but it didn't turn into a pandemic is because people weren't shedding( the virus) until they got symptoms.

  2. Booker T. Washington:

    I believe that any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement, if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day, and as nearly as possible reaching the high water mark of pure and useful living.

  3. Tariq Madani:

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

  4. Ilya Ivanyuk:

    I can't have an impact on the situation, all I can do is train and keep preparing for the unexpected.

  5. Andreas Simic:

    Balance well those things important in life, family, friends, relationships and health, for not doing so can lay unexpected and mines in your journey to success.” Andreas Simic

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