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Princeton's WordNet

  1. surprised(adj)

    taken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment

    "surprised by her student's ingenuity"; "surprised that he remembered my name"; "a surprised expression"

    Antonyms:
    unsurprised, not surprised

Wiktionary

  1. surprised(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    astonished

  2. surprised(adjective)

    Caused to feel surprise, amazement or wonder, or showing an emotion due to an unexpected event.

    Synonyms:
    astonished

Editors Contribution

  1. amazed

    shocked at something

    i was amazed when the result of her examination was released

    Submitted by acronimous on February 24, 2014  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "surprised":

    surprise, astonished, amazed, surprising, astounded, startled, surprises, caught, stunned, shocked, puzzled, struck

How to pronounce surprised?

Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say surprised in sign language?

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How to use surprised in a sentence?

  1. Natalie Portman:

    I was surprised to hear that he characterized the very short time that I knew him as dating because my recollection is a much older man being creepy with me when I just had graduated high school.

  2. Jason Ritter:

    I initially was surprised that she was deciding to do it, but I also knew it took extreme courage and she wanted to know, so she took that step.

  3. Dan Wetterstrom:

    Our folks love their campus. They are devoted to each other, when I shared that news, they were hurt and they were deeply disappointed. Some were surprised, and out of that came a lot of hard feelings.

  4. David Hackney:

    If someone said to me 10 to 15 years down the road this would be a routine thing we'll be doing, that would be great and I don't even know that I'd be surprised. But you can also imagine that in 10 to 15 years, we'll look back and say what is that crazy thing we were doing.

  5. Nikki Haley:

    I think that if you look at the fact that when this information came out, they were so quick to defend, they didn't look shocked, they didn't look surprised. They were so quick to defend. And then the evidence comes out and we see exactly what it is. And we know exactly what the environment was. Then you realize that ...


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