unexpected
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ʌnɪkˈspɛktɪd/
Adjective

unexpected

  1. Not expected, anticipated or foreseen.
    • 1945 August 17, George Orwell [pseudonym; Eric Arthur Blair], chapter 6, in Animal Farm: A Fairy Story, London: Secker & Warburg, OCLC 3655473 ↗:
      The windmill presented unexpected difficulties.
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