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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. Brian Kwon:

    We live in a time when most of the things we once took for granted now seem like distant memories, life has changed in so many unexpected ways. While our approach to life may be different now, we persevere.

  2. 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.

  3. Carol Raymond:

    This extreme brightness was really unexpected.

  4. Bob Leduc:

    I know Bombardier is going through a rough time (and) they spent more in development. But I have been around long enough to know that if you wait just a little while longer something will happen that is totally unexpected, they have got a good product and in my experience, if you have a good product the market will eventually come.

  5. 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.

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