unpredictable Definition

  • 1not able to be predicted; changeable
  • 2behaving in a way that is not expected

Using unpredictable: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "unpredictable" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The weather in this region is very unpredictable.

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    His mood swings are so unpredictable.

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    The stock market is highly unpredictable.

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    Her behavior was completely unpredictable.

unpredictable Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for unpredictable

Phrases with unpredictable

  • a result that cannot be foreseen or anticipated


    The game had an unpredictable outcome, with the underdog team winning by a large margin.

  • weather conditions that are difficult to forecast or anticipate


    The region is known for its unpredictable weather, with sudden changes in temperature and precipitation.

  • actions or reactions that are unexpected or difficult to understand


    Her unpredictable behavior made it hard for others to trust her.


Summary: unpredictable in Brief

The term 'unpredictable' [ˌʌnprɪˈdɪktəbl] refers to something that cannot be predicted or anticipated, often characterized by unexpected or erratic behavior. Examples include the weather, stock market, and people's moods or actions. Phrases like 'an unpredictable outcome' and 'unpredictable behavior' illustrate the concept of unpredictability in specific contexts.

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