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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unanticipated, unforeseen, unlooked-for, out of the blue(p)adjective

    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"


Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. unanticipatedadjective

    unexpected, sudden, abrupt, unthought of, unlooked for

PPDB, the paraphrase database3.0 / 2 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "unanticipated":

    unforeseen, unexpected, unintended, unplanned, unscheduled

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  1. Janet Yellen:

    I think I was wrong then about the path that inflation would take, as I mentioned there have been unanticipated and large shocks to the economy that have boosted energy and food prices and um, supply bottlenecks that have affected our economy badly that I didn’t, at the time, understand.

  2. Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell:

    Technological innovations can provide substantial benefits to payment system efficiency and security in the long run, but they often introduce new, unanticipated risks.

  3. The Colorado Democrat:

    The work we have in front of us to restore a politics that is worthy of our kids and grandkids has never been more important, this unanticipated hurdle only reinforces how strongly I feel about contributing to the larger conversation about the future of our country, and I am even more committed to drive that conversation in a positive direction.

  4. Top Democrats:

    Program after program talked about the fear and stigma that gay men are experiencing in relation to [ monkeypox ], the shortages of vaccine, the burned-out staff, the shortages of funding to cover what has been an unanticipated public health emergency.

  5. Ron Ness:

    Just like any road construction project, we've had unanticipated delays that are frankly no fault of the producers.

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