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Definition 1: causing surprise or wonder or amazement - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where surprising or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the report shows a surprising lack of hard factual data
  • leaped up with surprising agility
  • she earned a surprising amount of money

(surprising is similar to ...) surprising greatly

"she does an amazing amount of work" "the dog was capable of astonishing tricks"

(surprising is similar to ...) so remarkably different or sudden as to cause momentary shock or alarm

"Sydney's startling new Opera House" "startling news" "startling earthquake shocks"

(surprising is similar to ...) causing great astonishment and consternation

"the strike came as a stunning protest against management" "a stunning defeat"

(means also ...) not expected or anticipated

"unexpected guests" "unexpected news"

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