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Wordnet 3.0


1. not expected or anticipated;
- Example: "unexpected guests"
- Example: "unexpected news"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Unexpected \Unexpected\ See expected.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Unexpected \Un`ex*pect"ed\, a. Not expected; coming without warning; sudden. -- Un`ex*pect"ed*ly, adv. -- Un`ex*pect"ed*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

unexpected adj 1: not expected or anticipated; "unexpected guests"; "unexpected news" [ant: expected]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

80 Moby Thesaurus words for "unexpected": abrupt, accidental, adventitious, aleatory, antic, breakaway, casual, causeless, chance, chancy, contingent, destinal, dicey, electrifying, extraordinary, fanciful, fantastic, fatal, fatidic, fluky, fortuitous, hasty, headlong, iffy, impetuous, impossible, improbable, impulsive, incidental, incomprehensible, inconceivable, incredible, indeterminate, more than expected, nerve-shattering, offbeat, out-of-the-way, past expectation, precipitant, precipitate, precipitous, quick, rare, recherche, risky, shocking, speedy, startling, sudden, sui generis, surprising, swift, unaccountable, unannounced, unanticipated, unbelievable, uncaused, uncommon, uncustomary, undetermined, undivined, undreamed-of, unfamiliar, unforeseeable, unforeseen, unguessed, unheard-of, unheralded, unhoped for, unimaginable, unique, unlooked-for, unordinary, unpredictable, unpredicted, unprepared for, unthought-of, unusual, unwonted, without warning