Predictably vs Expectedly - What's the difference?

predictably | expectedly |


As adverbs the difference between predictably and expectedly

is that predictably is in a manner that can be expected or anticipated while expectedly is in an expected way; as expected; predictably.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

predictably

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a manner that can be expected or anticipated.
  • Predictably he returned to the scene of his crime, where the police were waiting to arrest him.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=November 12 , author= , title=International friendly: England 1-0 Spain , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Capello was keen to use Phil Jones, normally a defender, in central midfield - but it was hard work for the Manchester United teenager and his England colleagues in the first half as Spain predictably dominated possession.}}

    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.}}