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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expected(adj)

    considered likely or probable to happen or arrive

    "prepared for the expected attack"

    Antonyms:
    unhoped, unannounced, out of the blue(p), upset(a), unprovided for(p), unthought-of, unforeseen, unexpected, unpredicted, unhoped-for, unlooked-for, unanticipated, unthought, unheralded

Wiktionary

  1. expected(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unexpected, unlikely, surprising

  2. expected(adjective)

    The expected storm never arrived.

    Antonyms:
    surprising, unexpected, unlikely

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How to use expected in a sentence?

  1. Andrew Lipow:

    In spite of the extraordinary draw in crude oil inventories, the market is under pressure after refiners produced a record amount of gasoline this week and in conjunction with a greater than expected build in distillate inventories.

  2. Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso:

    Despite the expected improvement in global economic growth, if economic slowdowns in major economies feed into other economies, the prospects for growth might deteriorate, bringing uncertainty across the entire global economy.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Which of these do you prefer? Do you prefer to be a coward for life and then achieve nothing or little affluence in your lifetime? Or do you prefer to take risks and then acquire all your needs or at best realize your dreams/visions? Anyway, you should take risks. Because, risks are worth taking. Besides, even insurance says that, life itself is a risk. Now that infers, you ought to take risks. Therefore, dare to take risks. In case you don't know, risk taking is all about being courageous. And courage is expected of you.

  4. Muleya Mwananyanda:

    As the effects of climate change intensify, these extreme weather conditions can be expected to revisit us more frequently. The devastation wrought by Cyclone Idai is yet another wake-up call for the world to put in place ambitious climate change mitigation measures.

  5. Kate Bahn:

    We added more jobs than most people expected, but the gains really were disproportionately part-time workers, to me that means even if workers are coming back it's to jobs that pay less, and families will be worse off.


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