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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"

    unsurprised, not surprised


  1. surprised(adjective)


  2. surprised(adjective)

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


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  

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  1. Sheldon Ohringer:

    I was really surprised Biden wasn't prepared for some of those attacks. He didn't handle it.

  2. Katri Hemio:

    One result surprised us . . . we found that education level did not affect the results, it seems that shift work itself strongly affects workers’ eating habits.

  3. Richard Alarcon:

    These are not mild allegations and it's going to take a lot of energy to fight them, and so I would not be surprised if he decides he can't serve in Congress at the same time.

  4. Tom Carter:

    We have everything from consumer electronics companies making things like speakers, radios, alarm clocks, through home appliance companies making cooker hoods, washing machines, to virtual reality in gaming companies. And we were very surprised at how keen the automotive industry is to work with us, i'd like to believe that the first product featuring our technology will be on the shelves in a year, that's our aim.

  5. Christoph Correll:

    I was most surprised by the fact that the majority of youth receiving antipsychotics did not have a mental disorder diagnosis.

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