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Definitions for startling
ˈstɑrt lɪŋ, ˈstɑr tl ɪŋstar·tling
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word startling.
so remarkably different or sudden as to cause momentary shock or alarm
"Sydney's startling new Opera House"; "startling news"; "startling earthquake shocks"
Likely to startle; surprising; shocking.
The numerical value of startling in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of startling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of startling in a Sentence
The startling numbers of people born this year that will be affected by dementia (put) it on a par with other life-changing diseases, however for every one dementia researcher there are five researching cancer. We must invest in innovative research to redress the balance.
No matter how one approaches the figures, one is forced to the rather startling conclusion that the use of firearms in crime was very much less when there were no controls of any sort and when anyone, convicted criminal or lunatic, could buy any type of firearm without restriction. Half a century of strict controls on pistols has ended, perversely, with a far greater use of this weapon in crime than ever before.
This is a startling proxy season, i think it's really going to change the way companies look at concerns on environmental and social issues raised by their investors.
This book is startling in its range of voices and registers, running from the patois of the street posse to The Book of Revelation, it is a representation of political times and places, from the CIA intervention in Jamaica to the early years of crack gangs in New York and Miami.
Texas ’ inundated border towns are now receiving a measure of relief, and importantly, the magnitude of this ongoing crisis is finally gaining the national attention it deserves, americans are now witnessing a startling national security failure that the President continues to dismiss.
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