What is the opposite of to be expected?

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Adjective
Startling, surprising or shocking in an unexpected way
“Matt's thoughts whirled with this staggering revelation.”
Adjective
Capable of being prevented
“Please review this checklist to avoid unnecessary delays in the processing of your submissions.”
Adjective
Different to what is usual or expected
“I tend to meet the most wonderful people in some truly odd places.”
Adjective
Not likely to be true or to happen
“It is doubtful whether tomorrow's victor will reach quite the lofty heights of his predecessor.”
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