Definition of surprised in English:

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Pronunciation: /sərˈprīzd/


Feeling or showing surprise: there was a surprised silence
More example sentences
  • The remark drew a surprised response from some of the judges.
  • However, the folks behind a recent study sound surprised that a whopping 56 % of resumes are now sent by email.
  • Both Georgiana and Charles looked surprised at these words, but Darcy continued even before they had a chance to form a question.



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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Syllabification: sur·prised

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