Synonyms of unexpected in English:

unexpected


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adjective

1‘he received an unexpected invitation from Professor Dobson’

SYNONYMS

unforeseen, unanticipated, unpredicted, not bargained for, unlooked for, unhoped for, out of the blue, without warning, without notice

chance, fortuitous, unplanned, serendipitous, adventitious

sudden, abrupt, surprising, startling, astonishing, uncommon, abnormal, extraordinary

North American informal backasswards

ANTONYMS

expected, predictable