surprisingly

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adverb sur·pris·ing·ly \sə(r)-ˈprī-ziŋ-lē\

Definition of surprisingly

  1. 1 :  in a surprising manner :  to a surprising degree a surprisingly fast runner

  2. 2 :  it is surprising that surprisingly, voter turnout was high

1661

First Known Use of surprisingly

1661



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