Definition Surprising

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Definition

surprising: amazing, extraordinary, remarkable, unexpected
adjective
I find it surprising that they didn't come tonight. We all expected them to come.
What is even more surprising is that he didn't even say hello. It's astonishing, don't you think?

surprisingly: amazingly, extraordinarily, remarkably, unexpectedly
adverb
This sofa is surprisingly cheap. I expected it to be a lot more expensive.
Susie is surprisingly hard-working. It's amazing how hard she works these days.
Surprisingly enough, Philip didn't try to eat all the cake at this year's Christmas party. Everyone was amazed as he usually does it.

to surprise: to amaze, to astonish, to shock, to startle
verb

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