What does surprised mean?
Definitions for surprised
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taken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment
"surprised by her student's ingenuity"; "surprised that he remembered my name"; "a surprised expression"
Caused to feel surprise, amazement or wonder, or showing an emotion due to an unexpected event.
Surprise (pronunciation ) is a brief mental and physiological state, a startle response experienced by animals and humans as the result of an unexpected event. Surprise can have any valence; that is, it can be neutral/moderate, pleasant, unpleasant, positive, or negative. Surprise can occur in varying levels of intensity ranging from very-surprised, which may induce the fight-or-flight response, or little-surprise that elicits a less intense response to the stimuli.
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Rank popularity for the word 'surprised' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2347
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Rank popularity for the word 'surprised' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1426
Rank popularity for the word 'surprised' in Adjectives Frequency: #285
The numerical value of surprised in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of surprised in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of surprised in a Sentence
Friends are surprised I answer the door now.
If you measure the wrong thing, and then you reward the wrong thing, don't be surprised if you get the wrong thing.
They're growing so fast and so lean, I wouldn't be surprised even if they were losing money, every company is trying to match the Xiaomi price.
We are jumping with joy to hear Crash is the next Cadbury Bunny but not surprised as he is always the center of attention in any room. He’s been through so much over the past few years and we appreciate the love his friends, family and cat enthusiasts across the country have shown, we can’t wait to see Crash take center stage for this year’s Cadbury Clucking Bunny Commercial and share his story with the world.
We were looking forward to hosting the bilateral meeting, we were surprised to first learn via media reports that the prime minister, rather than accept our invitation, opted to cancel his visit.
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- surprise, surprisFrench
- meglepődött, meglepettHungarian
- sorpresa, sorpresoItalian
- surpreendida, surpreendido, surpresa, surpresoPortuguese
- удивлённый, изумлённыйRussian
- ngạc nhiênVietnamese
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