Usage examples for unexpected

  1. Her unexpected words brought a startled gasp from the spectators. – The Executioner by Frank Riley
  2. We had been talking, and the sight of that building, so unexpected, startled us into silence. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  3. " Sure," he replied, as much as to say that the visit was not unexpected. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  4. When she returned to her unexpected guest, Helen found him in conversation with McWilliams. – Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West by William MacLeod Raine
  5. It was an unexpected discovery of northern produce, and " the estate" gathered interest in their eyes. – What's Mine's Mine V1 by George MacDonald
  6. What I heard was so unexpected, so terrible. – Artists' Wives by Alphonse Daudet
  7. It will be at least- unexpected- coming from me! – Space Platform by Murray Leinster
  8. The Duke of Guise and his followers were quite bewildered by this unexpected step. – Henry IV, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  9. Then he said: My dear Louisa, this is quite unexpected! – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  10. My sudden and unexpected appearance had frightened her. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  11. Towards the end of the fair I received a very unexpected visit from the fair Madame Castelbajac. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. When she looked around again, an unexpected sight met her eyes. – The Log School-House on the Columbia by Hezekiah Butterworth
  13. But one morning he showed up unexpected. – Cape Cod Stories The Old Home House by Joseph C. Lincoln
  14. Altogether it was a strange and unexpected place. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  15. " I wish to buy me a dress," was her unexpected reply. – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  16. This was something entirely unexpected. – The Path of Duty, and Other Stories by H. S. Caswell
  17. Cyril was a little confused at the unexpected question. – When London Burned by G. A. Henty