Definitions

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  • adv. In an unpredictable way.

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  • adv. in an erratic unpredictable manner

Etymologies

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unpredictable +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Perhaps in unpredictably exciting ways, but right now I can't pretend I don't feel a sense of impending loss.

    GreenCine Daily: NYT on online viewing.

  • True to form, which is to say unpredictably, both the shows picked at random for review in this column contain dialogue.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • This past while, my Bun's schedule has been in flux, with his naps moving around unpredictably, meaning that my timing regarding trying to feed him is often wrong, and resulting in my formerly easy baby screaming for at least an hour every day.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Freddy also emerges unpredictably (and when I write "unpredictably" I mean "predictably") from where you'd least expect him -- and therefore most expect him -- in every single dream sequence.

    Ben Mankiewicz: A Nightmare on Elm Street -- Wildly Inappropriate (And Also Bad)

  • I would prefer that since the outline behaves kind of unpredictably and can run over the GUI.

    AutoHotkey Community

  • $6.50 cashmere cardigan; $13.50 cotton dress with decorative stones; $7.50 blanket We got nervous when asked to sign release for pet hair-covered blankets and a dress with colored stones; cleaner said they could react "unpredictably" during cleaning.

    Finding an Eco-Friendly Dry Cleaner

  • With so much white-collar work changing so fast and unpredictably, thanks to digital technology, it can be argued that an on-call army of millions of keen, pragmatic, all-purpose office juniors is just what a modern economy needs.

    Intern Nation by Ross Perlin – review

  • But a quirk in the funds' tax treatment has made the portfolios perform so unpredictably that investors might want to think twice before diving in.

    Are Energy-Partnership Funds Worth the Energy?

  • Greed and avarice blind the masses to the overvaluation until rationality unpredictably takes hold and the bubble collapses.

    Gregory Unruh: The Carbon Bubble

  • Each time, unpredictably, a flower in the desert appears.

    Flowers in the Desert

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