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na adjective, adverb taking the to particle, noun

English Meaning(s) for 意外

na adjective, adverb taking the to particle, noun
  1. unexpected; surprising

Definition and Synonyms for 意外

Unexpected not expected or anticipated
Synonyms: ひょんな, もってのほか, 不意, 予想外, 予期しない, 出し抜く, 出し抜け, 心外, 思う, 思わぬ, 思いがけない, 思いもよらない, 意外, 意想外, 慮外
Out Of The Blue not anticipated
Synonyms: にわか, 不意, 予想外, 出し抜く, 出し抜け, 唐突, 思いがけない, 意外, 意想外, 打ち付ける, 突然
Surprising causing surprise or wonder or amazement
Synonyms: 不意, 予想外, 唐突, 存外, 意外, 意想外, 異様, 驚くべき

Meanings for each kanji in 意外

» idea; mind; heart; taste; thought; desire; care; liking
» outside

Stroke Order Diagrams for 意外

Sample Sentences for 意外

They exulted in their unexpected success.
He found an unexpected way to deal with the problem.
"That's an unusual hobby she's got, the transfer student." "She's cute so it's fine with me."
I found the problem easier than I had expected.
I blinked in amazement at the unexpected development.

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その映画は意外と面白かった。    The movie was more interesting than I expected.

問題は意外にやさしかったよ。    I found the problem easier than I had expected.

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