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unanticipated adj : not anticipated; "unanticipated and disconcerting lines of development"- H.W.Glidden; "unforeseen circumstances"; "a virtue unlooked-for in people so full of energy"; "like a bolt out of the blue" [syn: unforeseen, unlooked-for, out of the blue(p)]

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  1. Not anticipated

Synonyms, Antonyms 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, speedy, startling, sudden, surprising, swift, unannounced, undivined, unexpected, unforeseeable, unforeseen, unguessed, unheralded, unhoped for, unlooked-for, unpredictable, unpredicted, unprepared for, without warning
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