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[おも()·····]
omoigakenai
i adjective (negative)

Alternate Written Forms:

[おも()··()···]
omoigakenai
[おも()··()··()·]
omoigakenai

Root Words:

[おも()·い + かけ + ない]
omoi + kake + nai

English Meaning(s) for 思いがけない

i adjective (negative)
  1. unexpected; contrary to expectations; by chance; casual

Definition and Synonyms for 思いがけない

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
Casual occurring or appearing or singled out by chance
Synonyms: 偶発的, 思いがけない

Meanings for each kanji in 思いがけない

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Stroke Order Diagrams for 思いがけない

Conjugations for 思いがけない

te-form
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omoigakenakute
Adverbial Form
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omoigakenaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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omoigakenai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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omoigakenakunai
Past Indicative Form
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omoigakenakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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omoigakenakunakatta
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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omoigakenakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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omoigakenakattara
Nominalized Form
Objective Form
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omoigakenasa

Sample Sentences for 思いがけない

To believe that an unexpected big fortune will come your way is to build a castle in Spain.
The untimely death of my wife has brought down the curtain on over 50 years of happily married life.
Careful as he was he made unexpected mistakes.
He was the last person I expected to see.
We got an unexpected present from him. I guess he felt a little obligated after what we did for him.

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