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UNPREDICTABLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does unpredictable mean? 

UNPREDICTABLE (adjective)
  The adjective UNPREDICTABLE has 3 senses:

1. not capable of being foretold
2. unknown in advance
3. not occurring at expected times

  Familiarity information: UNPREDICTABLE used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNPREDICTABLE (adjective)


Sense 1unpredictable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not capable of being foretold

Similar:

aleatory (dependent on chance)

capricious; freakish (changeable)

episodic; occasional (occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals)

unforeseeable (incapable of being anticipated)

Also:

uncertain (not certain to occur; not inevitable)

Antonym:

predictable (capable of being foretold)


Sense 2unpredictable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Unknown in advance

Context example:

an unpredictable (or indeterminable) future

Similar:

indeterminable; undeterminable (not capable of being definitely decided or ascertained)


Sense 3unpredictable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not occurring at expected times

Synonyms:

irregular; unpredictable

Similar:

sporadic (recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances)


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