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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

I polished for all I was worth. The trouble is that my stock of low-grade gems was surprisingly low.
I may seem confident, but I get extremely nervous speaking in front of people. My hands tremble, I get all tongue-tied, and sometimes I don't even know what I'm saying myself.
You got an upset stomach because of stress? You may be more sensitive than I thought.
One day, her dream to be dressed in haute couture came true in an unexpected way.
Although dull in almost every aspect, you're sharp in the most unexpected matters.

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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.

#1 Posted by pippip over 10 years ago

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