HyperDic: surprised

English > 1 sense of the word surprised:
ADJECTIVEallsurprisedtaken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment
surprised > pronunciation
Soundssahpray'zd; serpray'zd
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English > surprised: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningtaken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment.
Examples
  • "surprised by her student's ingenuity"
  • "surprised that he remembered my name"
  • "a surprised expression"
Narroweramazed, astonied, astonished, astounded, stunnedFilled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock
dumbfounded, dumfounded, flabbergasted, stupefied, thunderstruck, dumbstruck, dumbstrickenAs if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise
gobsmackedutterly astounded
goggle-eyed, openmouthed, popeyedWith eyes or mouth open in surprise
jiggered(British informal expletive) surprised
startledexcited by sudden surprise or alarm and making a quick involuntary movement
Oppositeunsurprised, not surprisedNot surprised or expressing surprise
Spanishsorprendido
Adverbssurprisedlyin the manner of one who is surprised

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