surprisingly


sur·pris·ing·ly

adverb \sə(r)-ˈprī-ziŋ-lē\

Definition of SURPRISINGLY

1
:  in a surprising manner :  to a surprising degree <a surprisingly fast runner>
2
:  it is surprising that <surprisingly, voter turnout was high>

First Known Use of SURPRISINGLY

1661

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