adjective Date: circa 1779 not anticipated ; unexpected, unforeseen • unanticipatedly adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • unanticipated — I adjective abrupt, improvisus, inexspectatus, insperatus, startling, sudden, surprising, uncontemplated, unexpected, unforeseen, unlooked for, unthought of II index impulsive …   Law dictionary

  • unanticipated — (adj.) 1741, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of ANTICIPATE (Cf. anticipate) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unanticipated — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unanticipated — un|an|tic|i|pat|ed [ˌʌnænˈtısıpeıtıd] adj an unanticipated event or result is one that you did not expect ▪ an unanticipated increase in inflation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unanticipated — adj. Unanticipated is used with these nouns: ↑change, ↑consequence …   Collocations dictionary

  • unanticipated — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • unanticipated — adjective Not anticipated …   Wiktionary

  • unanticipated — Synonyms and related words: abrupt, electrifying, extraordinary, hasty, headlong, impetuous, improbable, impulsive, more than expected, nerve shattering, out of the way, past expectation, precipitant, precipitate, precipitous, quick, shocking,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unanticipated — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unexpected, unforeseen; surprising, startling. See surprise, instantaneity …   English dictionary for students

  • unanticipated — adj. not expected, not foreseen, not anticipated …   English contemporary dictionary

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