from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Difficult to foretell or foresee: unpredictable test results; unpredictable behavior.
- n. Something difficult or impossible to foretell or foresee.
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- adj. Unable to be predicted.
- n. An unpredictable thing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not occurring at expected times
- adj. not capable of being foretold
- adj. unknown in advance
In the regulated order of the modern state, the unpredictable is the ultimate aesthetic desire.
He also called McCain "unpredictable," and questioned his knowledge on economic issues.
Whether it will cause massive die outs and rising ocean levels or just an increase in unpredictable weather is not 100% clear.
These Barbie-inspired 9-inch hard plastic dolls were designed to fly but lacked reliable controls, thus launching with incredible speed in unpredictable directions.
JALC's Ellis notes, If you look at people's general disposition towards culture and look at the work of Alliance Française or the Goethe Institute, you often find the impression of a country or culture becomes manifesting behavior years after, in unpredictable ways.
JALC's Ellis notes, If you look at people's general disposition towards culture and look at the work of Alliance FranÃ§aise or the Goethe Institute, you often find the impression of a country or culture becomes manifesting behavior years after, in unpredictable ways.
First, even in unpredictable environments, political professionals said, campaigns must concentrate on what can be expected and keep the rest of the organization moving forward.
With an all-IP 4G broadband network, how voice traffic travels across the network will likely evolve in unpredictable ways.
It changes the atmosphere, often in unpredictable ways.
In fact, history tells us that it is substantially worse when you have an artificial limitation on the supply of money – especially one that sees inflation in unpredictable ways when new shiny bead sources are discovered.
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