竟然 synonyms and antonyms

one's surprise

Chinese 不料, 不期, 居然, 竟然

actually

English actually, as matter of fact, in, literally, really, truth to tell, truthfully, in reality, all things considered, essentially, in fact, veridically
Chinese 事实上, 倒, 倒是, 其实, 却是, 原来, 委, 实则, 实在, 所, 敢情, 根本, 竟, 竟然, 究竟

unexpectedly

English out of blue, surprisingly, circumstantially, unsuspectedly
Chinese 不想, 不意, 不料, 不期, 不谓, 傥, 冷不防, 哪知, 孰料, 居然, 恰巧, 想不到, 意外, 意想不到, 愣, 抽冷子, 无意中, 勐不防, 勐乍, 竟, 竟是, 竟然, 端然, 蓦地, 蓦地里, 谁知, 遂, 陡, 陡然

竟然 antonyms

expectedly, inevitably, necessarily, unavoidably, always, certainly, ineluctably, of necessity

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