Synonyms and Antonyms of expected

  1. being in accordance with the prescribed, normal, or logical course of events <the children did their chores, but not without the expected whining> Synonyms anticipated, awaited, due, scheduled, slatedNear Antonyms behind, behindhand, belated, delinquent, dilatory, late, latish, overdue, tardy; early, premature, untimely; unanticipated, unforeseen, unlooked-for

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