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What is another word for unexpected?

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Pronunciation:

[ ˌʌnɛkspˈɛktɪd], [ ˌʌnɛkspˈɛktɪd], [ ˌʌ_n_ɛ_k_s_p_ˈɛ_k_t_ɪ_d]

Related words: unexpected event, unanticipated, unforeseen, unanticipated consequence, unanticipated pregnancy, unanticipated expenses

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How to use "Unexpected" in context?

discovery

A shocking discovery was made in an unexpected place. A human skeleton was found in a vacant lot in a secluded neighborhood. The police were called to the scene and began their investigations. There was speculation as to how the skeleton got there, but no one had a definitive answer. The police were able to determine that the skeleton was that of a young woman. They were also able to determine that she had died a violent death. The detectives working on the case were surprised to learn that the woman had been missing for over a year. The detectives were able to piece together the timeline of her life and death.

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