Definition of unexpected in English:

unexpected

Line breaks: un|ex¦pect¦ed
Pronunciation: /ʌnɪkˈspɛktɪd
 
, ʌnɛk-/

adjective

Derivatives

unexpectedly

adverb
[as submodifier]: an unexpectedly high price
More example sentences
  • When I was in the top juniors, my Dad was made redundant, suddenly and unexpectedly.
  • The starting point for this study was families in which two or more infants had died suddenly and unexpectedly.
  • People who are otherwise healthy can also faint suddenly and unexpectedly.

unexpectedness

noun
More example sentences
  • The unexpectedness made the sting even worse of course.
  • But that's okay, because it's this very unexpectedness that gives the movie its impact.
  • Anyway, it was pretty interesting, especially for the unexpectedness of it.

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