Inexpectation

Inexpectation
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Inexpectation->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inexpectation
inexpectation
non-expectation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ false expectation
false expectation
&c.(disappointment) 509
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ miscalculation
miscalculation
&c. 481
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ surprise
surprise
sudden burst
thunderclap
blow
shock
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ bolt out of the blue
bolt out of the blue
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ wonder
wonder
&c. 870
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ eye opener
eye opener
PARAG:Inexpectation->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ not expect
not expect
&c. 507
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be taken by surprise
be taken by surprise
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ start
start
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ miscalculate
miscalculate
&c. 481
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ not bargain for
not bargain for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ come upon
come upon
fall upon
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be unexpected
be unexpected
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ come unawares
come unawares
&c.->Adv.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ turn up
turn up
pop
drop from the clouds
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ come upon one
come upon one
burst upon one
flash upon one
bounce upon one
steal upon one
creep upon one
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ come like a thunder clap
come like a thunder clap
burst like a thunderclap
thunder bolt
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take by surprise
take by surprise
catch by surprise
catch unawares
catch napping
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ yach
yach
=>(S.Africa)
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ pounce upon
pounce upon
spring a mine upon
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ surprise
surprise
startle
take aback
electrify
stun
stagger
take away one's breath
throw off one's guard
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ astonish
astonish
&c.(strike with wonder) 870
PARAG:Inexpectation->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ nonexpectant
nonexpectant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ surprised
surprised
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unwarned
unwarned
unaware
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ off one's guard
off one's guard
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inattentive
inattentive
???>458
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unexpected
unexpected
unanticipated
unlooked for
unforeseen
unhoped for
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ dropped from the clouds
dropped from the clouds
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ beyond expectation
beyond expectation
contrary to expectation
against expectation
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ out of one's reckoning
out of one's reckoning
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unheard of
unheard of
&c.(exceptional) 83
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ startling
startling
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ sudden
sudden
&c.(instantaneous) 113
PARAG:Inexpectation->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ abruptly
abruptly
unexpectedly
plump
pop
a l'improviste
unawares
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ without notice
without notice
without warning
without a
=>by your leave
by your leave
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ like a thief in the night
like a thief in the night
like a thunderbolt
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in an unguarded moment
in an unguarded moment
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ suddenly
suddenly
&c.(instantaneously) 113
PARAG:Inexpectation->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ heydey
heydey
=>!
&c.(wonder) 870

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