unanticipated

adjective
un·​an·​tic·​i·​pat·​ed | \ ˌən-an-ˈti-sə-ˌpā-təd How to pronounce unanticipated (audio) \

Definition of unanticipated

: not anticipated : unexpected, unforeseen

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Other Words from unanticipated

unanticipatedly adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms for unanticipated

Synonyms

abrupt, sudden, unexpected, unforeseen, unlooked-for

Antonyms

anticipated, expected, foreseen

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Examples of unanticipated in a Sentence

The new policy has had some unanticipated side effects. ran into some unanticipated difficulties with the computer program

First Known Use of unanticipated

circa 1779, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unanticipated was circa 1779

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unanticipated

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unanticipated

: not expected or anticipated : not thought of as a possibility

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