un predictable

unpredictable

[uhn-pri-dik-tuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
not predictable; not to be foreseen or foretold: an unpredictable occurrence.
noun
2.
something that is unpredictable: the unpredictables of life.

Origin:
1855–60; un-1 + predictable

unpredictability, unpredictableness, noun
unpredictably, adverb


1. erratic, fitful, variable, uncertain.
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unpredictable (ˌʌnprɪˈdɪktəbəl)
 
adj
not capable of being predicted; changeable
 
unpredicta'bility
 
n
 
unpre'dictableness
 
n
 
unpre'dictably
 
adv

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unpredictable
1857, from un- (1) "not" + predictable (see predict).
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