1. unexpectedly

adverb. ['ˌənɪkˈspɛktɪdli'] in a way that was not expected.


  • purposely


  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • unexpected (English)
  • expected (English)

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Rhymes with Unexpectedly

  • absurdly
  • acidly
  • admittedly
  • advisedly
  • advisedly
  • allegedly
  • assertedly
  • assuredly
  • avidly
  • avowedly
  • awkwardly
  • badly
  • baldly
  • belatedly
  • blandly
  • blessedly
  • blindly
  • boldly
  • broadly
  • candidly

How do you spell unexpectedly? Is it unexpectantly ?

A common misspelling of unexpectedly is unexpectantly

Sentences with unexpectedly

1. Adverb
Always remember that you are on a moving vessel, and the waves could swell unexpectedly.

Quotes about unexpectedly

1. I don't think you should be an Auror, Harry,"said Luna unexpectedly. Everybody looked at her. "The Aurors are part of the Rotfang Conspiracy, I thought everyone knew that. They're working to bring down the Ministry of Magic from within using a mixture of dark magic and gum disease.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

2. It isn't the happy ending Ingrid and I had dreamed up, but it's all a part of what I'm working through. The way life changes. The way people and things disappear. Then appear, unexpectedly, and hold you close.
- Nina LaCour, Hold Still

3. It's unexpectedly painful to have become a pronoun.
- Robin Black, If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This

2. unexpectedly

adverb. ['ˌənɪkˈspɛktɪdli'] without advance planning.


  • circumstantially
  • accidentally


  • intentionally
  • expected
  • designedly


  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • unexpected (English)
  • expected (English)