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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, 不意, 予想外, 以ての外, 出し抜く, 出し抜け, 心外, 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: 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 Kanji Details »
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 意外

Sample Sentences for 意外

Although dull in almost every aspect, you're sharp in the most unexpected matters.
I've something interesting to tell you that you might find surprising.
Unexpectedly the weather forecast came true yesterday.
I'm surprised that you're so naive.
His extensive knowledge of music was a revelation to us.

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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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