What is the opposite of unexpected?

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Adjective
Opposite of not expected, anticipated or foreseen
Adjective
Opposite of unusual or out of the ordinary
“His new car was just an ordinary, but practical, sedan.”
Adjective
Opposite of happening or done before the usual or expected time
“She was a late bloomer as she experienced a major growth spurt in the latter years of her university life.”
Adjective
Opposite of very unpredictable and unexpected
“Your calls are so predictable that you'll never be a competent poker player.”
Adjective
Opposite of sudden and unexpected
Adjective
Opposite of occurring or done quickly and unexpectedly or without warning
“Any changes of destination are notified ahead by telephone or radio so that arrival is anticipated.”
Adjective
Opposite of deviating from what is considered normal
Adjective
Opposite of unexpected and inappropriate or inconvenient
Adjective
Opposite of not of a regular occurrence
“I seem to be getting frequent aches and pains in my body as I get older.”
Adjective
Opposite of subject to chance
Adjective
Opposite of lacking context or reason
“He was a thoughtful man whose comments were always relevant to the subject matter.”
Adjective
Opposite of abrupt or unexpected in nature
“The fact that he isn't quite as good looking as he thinks he is will dawn on him in a gradual manner.”
Adjective
Opposite of experiencing luck and good fortune
“I am a luckless man, having lived through a great many tragedies in my lifetime.”
Adjective
Opposite of random or unexpected in nature
Adjective
Opposite of not asked for, appreciated or wanted
Adjective
Opposite of abnormal or odd
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