Origin of expectant
Examples from the Web for unexpectantly
Then, unexpectantly, the truant arrived, arrived proud and triumphant in the early morning before Hamilton was awake.Bones|Edgar Wallace
The women could see his empty coat-sleeve flutter as he walked slowly and unexpectantly in that glorious evening light.Strangers and Wayfarers|Sarah Orne Jewett
Unexpectantly he picked up the sand-encrusted lump and brushed it off.The Fortieth Door|Mary Hastings Bradley
British Dictionary definitions for unexpectantly
Word Origin and History for unexpectantly
late 14c., from Old French expectant or directly from Latin expectantem/exspectantem (nominative expectans/exspectans), present participle of expectare/exspectare (see expect). Related: Expectantly. As a noun, from 1620s.