Expected vs Expectedly - What's the difference?

expected | expectedly |


As an adjective expected

is anticipated; thought to be about to arrive or occur.

As a verb expected

is (expect).

As an adverb expectedly is

in an expected way; as expected; predictably.

expected

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Anticipated; thought to be about to arrive or occur
  • The expected storm never arrived.

    Antonyms

    * unexpected * surprising * unlikely

    Derived terms

    * expectedly * expectedness

    Verb

    (head)
  • (expect)
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    expectedly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In an expected way; as expected; predictably.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 18, author=Ben Brantley, title=When Adaptation Is Bold Innovation, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=More expectedly (and successfully), the Royal Shakespeare Company offers up a “Richard III” that speaks to contemporary fears of the hatreds that breed fascism, with the eponymous crookback played (by the rising young actor Jonathan Slinger) as a festering skinhead who addresses the audience with the complicity of a caveman comic.}}