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Adjective: surprised  su(r)'prIzd
  1. Taken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment
    "surprised by her student's ingenuity"; "surprised that he remembered my name"; "a surprised expression"
Verb: surprise  su(r)'prIz
  1. Cause to be surprised
    "The news really surprised me"
  2. Come upon or take unawares
    "She surprised the couple"; "He surprised an interesting scene"
  3. Attack by storm; attack suddenly
    - storm

See also: amazed, astonied [archaic], astonished, astounded, dumbfounded, dumbstricken, dumbstruck, dumfounded, flabbergasted, gobsmacked [Brit, informal], goggle-eyed, jiggered [Brit, informal], openmouthed, popeyed, startled, stunned, stupefied, thunderstruck

Type of: act, affect, assail, attack, impress, move, strike

Antonym: unsurprised

Encyclopedia: Surprised

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