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Definitions for unpredictable
ˌʌn prɪˈdɪk tə bəlun·pre·dictable

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unpredictableadjective

    not capable of being foretold

  2. unpredictableadjective

    unknown in advance

    "an unpredictable (or indeterminable) future"

  3. irregular, unpredictableadjective

    not occurring at expected times


  1. unpredictablenoun

    An unpredictable thing.

  2. unpredictableadjective

    Unable to be predicted.


  1. Unpredictable

    Unpredictable is the title track from Jamie Foxxs second album, Unpredictable and was released as the second single from the album in 2005. The song features rapper Ludacris and samples "Wildflower" and "Wild Flower (Suite)" by New Birth. It reached #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, #2 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and #16 on the UK Singles Chart. The music video was directed by Hype Williams.


  1. unpredictable

    Unpredictable refers to something or someone that is not able to be predicted or foreseen. It generally applies to circumstances, situations, events, or behaviors that change so often or are so random that there is no way to tell in advance what will happen or how things will turn out.


  1. Unpredictable

    Unpredictable is Jamie Foxx's second studio release, and was his first release in eleven years. It was released on December 27, 2005 by J Records in the US. The album debuted at number two behind Mary J. Blige's The Breakthrough on the US Billboard 200 chart, moving 597,000 units in its first week. The album moved to number one in the following week, overtaking Blige. The album made Foxx the fourth artist ever to have won an Academy Award for acting and to have achieved a number-one album on the Billboard charts. Four singles were released from the album, including the title-track "Unpredictable", "DJ Play a Love Song", "Can I Take U Home" and "Extravaganza".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unpredictable in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unpredictable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of unpredictable in a Sentence

  1. Steve Vladeck:

    Supreme Court oral arguments are notoriously unpredictable.

  2. The Divorce:

    Our lives are unpredictable, and we’re not always here when we want to be, we ca n’t always do drop-off and pick-up. But I ’m proud that our children talk to us in the way they do. I ’m glad they’re curious people.

  3. Jose Graziano da Silva:

    Today, climate change has caused those droughts to be more erratic, prolonged and unpredictable.

  4. Douglas Holtz-Eakin:

    The trade stuff is anti-growth and harmful to the U.S. outlook, he's an utterly unpredictable political element at this point.

  5. Nick Zippilli:

    Yeah, I’m closing earlier than I ever did, the later it gets, the whackier it gets out there. It’s dangerous and it’s unpredictable. Homeless guys all over. Where’s all this money they’re spending on shelters going?

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