Definitions

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  • adv. In an unexpected manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an unexpected manner; at a time or in a manner not expected or looked for; suddenly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a way that was not expected
  • adv. without advance planning

Etymologies

unexpected +‎ -ly. (Wiktionary)

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