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na adjective, no adjective, noun

English Meaning(s) for 不意

na adjective, no adjective, noun
  1. sudden; abrupt; unexpected; unforeseen

Definition and Synonyms for 不意

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
Sudden happening without warning or in a short space of time
Synonyms: にわか, 不意, 出し抜く, 出し抜け, 卒爾, 唐突, , 急激, 慮外, 打ち付ける, 短兵急, 突然, 突発的
Abrupt exceedingly sudden and unexpected
Synonyms: にわか, 不意, 出し抜く, 出し抜け, 卒爾, 唐突, , 急激, 打ち付ける, 短兵急, 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
Precipitousness the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning
Synonyms: 不意

Meanings for each kanji in 不意

negative; non-; bad; ugly; clumsy Kanji Details »
idea; mind; heart; taste; thought; desire; care; liking Kanji Details »

Categories 不意 is a member of

Haste overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
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Sample Sentences for 不意

The news took him by surprise.
It's so easy to write good example sentences, that even if we accidentally delete a few good sentences in the process of getting rid of a whole lot of bad ones, I think we could drastically improve the quality of this corpus by doing a lot of deleting.
The boss caught me napping today when he asked me about that XYZ project we worked on last month.
When the door slammed unexpectedly, it startled me.
We took the enemy by surprise.

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