surprising

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

surprising

adjective

: unexpected or unusual : causing surprise

Full Definition of SURPRISING

:  of a nature that excites surprise

Examples of SURPRISING

  1. It's not surprising that he doesn't want to go.
  2. The changes to the campus were surprising.
  3. He shows a surprising lack of concern for others.
  4. A surprising number of people were laid off at the factory.

First Known Use of SURPRISING

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