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Syllabification: sur·prised
Pronunciation: /sərˈprīzd

Definition of surprised in English:


Feeling or showing surprise: there was a surprised silence
More example sentences
  • Surprised authorities then sent reinforcements consisting of 200 martial police to quell further unrest in the city.
  • Surprised laughter had met moments of his choreography on more than one occasion.
  • Another surprised spectator acknowledges that Westerners actually do have a sense of humour.



Pronunciation: /-z(i)dlē/
Example sentences
  • Amy looked at him surprisedly, and a little frightened.
  • They all shook their heads and she looked at them surprisedly.
  • Everyone looked at him surprisedly, because he didn't use that tone of voice very much.

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