AskDefine | Define surprised

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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" [ant: unsurprised]

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  1. Experiencing the pleasant feelings caused by something good that was unexpected.



experiencing the pleasant feelings caused by something good that was unexpected


  1. past of surprise

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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