unexpectedly

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unexpected +‎ -ly.

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unexpectedly (comparative more unexpectedly, superlative most unexpectedly)

  1. In an unexpected manner.
    • 1863, George Eliot, Romola, Volume II, Book II, Chapter XVI, page 186
      [] she was startled by unexpectedly meeting her husband, who was coming to seek her.

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