unexpectedly

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EtymologyEdit

unexpected +‎ -ly.

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ʌnɪkˈspɛktɪdli/

AdverbEdit

unexpectedly (comparative more unexpectedly, superlative most unexpectedly)

  1. In an unexpected manner.
    • 1863, George Eliot, chapter XVI, in Romola, volume II, page 186:
      [] she was startled by unexpectedly meeting her husband, who was coming to seek her.

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