surprised

adjective sur·prised \ sər-ˈprīzd , sə- \
Updated on: 6 Jan 2018

Definition of surprised

: feeling or showing surprise because of something unexpected
  • was very surprised to see her there
  • was too surprised to speak
  • a surprised expression

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First Known Use of surprised

1882



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