Definition of Surprisingly in English :

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1. surprisingly

in a surprising manner

Example Sentences:
'he was surprisingly friendly'

2. amazingly, astonishingly, surprisingly

in an amazing manner; to everyone's surprise

Example Sentences:
'amazingly, he finished medical school in three years'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of surprisingly
causing surprise; unexpected or amazing

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see synonyms of surprisingly
causing surprise; amazing

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tr.v. sur·prised, sur·pris·ing, sur·pris·es
1. To cause to feel wonder, astonishment, or amazement, as at something unanticipated: Thinking I was at home, she was surprised to see me in the office. We were surprised that he could recover so quickly.
a. To encounter or discover suddenly or unexpectedly; take or catch unawares: She surprised him as he was reading her diary.
b. To attack or capture suddenly and without warning: surprised the sentries in a predawn raid, wounding several.
a. To cause (someone) to do or say something unintended or to be in an unintended condition: "There passed a scene ... that surprised me into courage to come forward" (Fanny Burney).
b. To elicit or detect through surprise: "She occasionally surprised a look on Jemima's face" (Marcia Willett).
1. The act of surprising or the condition of being surprised: Imagine my surprise on seeing you here.
2. Something, such as an unexpected encounter, event, or gift, that surprises.

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