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un·ex·pect·ed·ly

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word unexpectedly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unexpectedly, out of the blueadverb

    in a way that was not expected

    "her brother showed up at the wedding out of the blue"

  2. by chance, accidentally, circumstantially, unexpectedlyadverb

    without advance planning

    "they met accidentally"

Wiktionary

  1. unexpectedlyadverb

    In an unexpected manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unexpectedlyadverb

    Suddenly; at a time unthought of.

    Oft he seems to hide his face,
    But unexpectedly returns. John Milton, Agonistes.

    A most bountiful present, when I was most in want of it, came most seasonably and unexpectedly to my relief. Dryden.

    If the concernment be poured in unexpectedly upon us, it overflows us. Dryden.

    You have fairer warning than others, who are unexpectedly cut off. William Wake.

    My heart was filled with a deep melancholy, to see several dropping unexpectedly in the midst of mirth. Addison.

    Though you went away so unexpectedly, yet we have informed ourselves of every thing that hath happened to you. John Gay.

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  1. unexpectedly

    Unexpectedly refers to something happening without anticipation, warning or prediction. It is usually associated with situations or events that happen suddenly or surprisingly, not in line with prior preparation or assumptions.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unexpectedly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unexpectedly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of unexpectedly in a Sentence

  1. Irwin Michael:

    This is the flip side to last month when the market was unexpectedly disappointed with the 38,000 jobs.

  2. Jeff Goldblum:

    National Geographic has a knack for developing smart, immersive narratives that expand our understanding of the world around us in creative and entertaining ways. Curiosity is a fundamental human trait ; ‘ The Curiosity of Jeff Goldblum ’ puts me in the driver’s seat, guiding viewers on a mind-blowing adventure where we break down the unexpectedly complex science behind seemingly basic things. last year, I did guest host those three episodes of ‘ Explore, ’ and of course we all know National Geographic is widely known for their unique ability to expand our knowledge … with immersive and entertaining narratives. But what I did n’t know until my experience last year was what a great partnership and working bunch it is.

  3. Rachel Dolezal:

    The dialogue has unexpectedly shifted internationally to my personal identity in the context of defining race and ethnicity, i have waited in deference while others expressed their feelings, beliefs, confusions and even conclusions - absent the full story.

  4. Shannon Watts:

    Adding more guns into the mix during a deadly pandemic won't make anyone safer, but it will make the gun lobby richer, this spike in gun sales is deeply concerning, particularly for the millions of children unexpectedly at home with unsecured guns, women sheltering in place with abusers, and anyone struggling economically and psychologically.

  5. D. H. Lawrence:

    Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

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