unanticipated[ an-tis-uh-peyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF unanticipated
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNANTICIPATED
But disaster, all unanticipated, came upon them with the sweep of the whirlwind.
The girls grumbled at this unanticipated tightening of the reins.
He had met with unanticipated difficulties in his investigation.
Christmas came, and with it an unanticipated call from Miss.
At times she thought there was some check on it, unanticipated by Sir James.
It comes at once, unanticipated by the person in whom we behold it.
The break came on the uprush of the unanticipated reinforcements.
It is scarcely conceivable we can again have to encounter a similar outbreak, though trouble may come from unanticipated quarters.
The little trap was flying like the wind, when without the least warning a most unanticipated thing happened.
Three bedroom suites and a sideboard are among the unanticipated pledges of our affection.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNANTICIPATED
- gone off half-cocked
- jump the gun
- off the hip
- off the top of head
- without warning
- from left field
- not bargained for
- not in the cards
- out of the blue