adverb see unexpected

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  • unexpectedly — adv. Unexpectedly is used with these adjectives: ↑large Unexpectedly is used with these verbs: ↑arrive, ↑die, ↑return, ↑win …   Collocations dictionary

  • unexpectedly — unexpected ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not expected or regarded as likely to happen. DERIVATIVES unexpectedly adverb unexpectedness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Unexpectedly — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unexpectedly — See unexpected. * * * …   Universalium

  • unexpectedly — adverb In an unexpected manner …   Wiktionary

  • unexpectedly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. surprisingly, suddenly, startlingly, without warning, like a bolt from the blue; see also quickly 1 . Ant. regularly*, according to prediction, as anticipated …   English dictionary for students

  • unexpectedly — adv. in an unexpected manner, in an unpredictable manner, surprisingly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unexpectedly — un·ex·pect·ed·ly …   English syllables

  • unexpectedly — See: unexpected …   English dictionary

  • unexpectedly — adverb 1. in a way that was not expected (Freq. 5) her brother showed up at the wedding out of the blue • Syn: ↑out of the blue • Derived from adjective: ↑unexpected 2. without advance planning (Freq. 2) …   Useful english dictionary

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