Translation of unexpected in Spanish:

unexpected

inesperado, adj.

Pronunciation /ʌnɪkˈspɛktɪd//ˌənəkˈspɛktəd//ʌnɛkˈspɛktɪd/

adjective

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    (invitation/visitor/reaction) inesperado
    (delay/result) imprevisto
    this is an unexpected pleasure ¡qué sorpresa tan agradable!
    • Momentarily the peace and tranquility was disturbed by a sudden and unexpected noise.
    • Tom responds with sudden, unexpected lethal force when the men attempt a hold up.
    • At the same time the son was startled to discover unexpected and very specific links to the father.
    • Prepare to expect the unexpected as each episode sets out to spook the brain and tickle the funny bone.
    • Both his parents and hospital staff were devastated by his sudden and unexpected death.
    • An unexpected visitor made it clear to him that he was still expected to finish what he had started.
    • Current research on the brain should prepare us all for the unexpected and the surprising.
    • For Margaret has learned to expect the unexpected and no two days at work are ever the same for her.
    • In this cycle there will be many unexpected surprises for the native or the nation.
    • Tears streamed quietly down a couple of faces overcome by the power of unexpected emotions.
    • The novel ends by giving this commonplace message an unexpected and successful twist.
    • For all the setbacks, there have been unexpected compensations to doing up the garden.
    • This incident was so sudden and so unexpected, and it has taken a long time to comprehend.
    • He has been ill for some time and his passing in an Ennis hospital was not unexpected.
    • Still, there is always the promise of next year and another chance to expect the unexpected.
    • It was sudden and unexpected and so I haven't had a lot of time to wrap my head around it.
    • It was so unexpected but it placed a smile on my face that is still there as I write this post.
    • The sudden unexpected death of an infant or child is one of the worst events to happen to any family.
    • The eruption was so sudden and completely unexpected that there was little chance to flee.
    • For this reason there will be unexpected effects that will surprise them more than anyone.