What does surprising mean?

Definitions for surprising
sərˈpraɪ zɪŋ, sə-sur·pris·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word surprising.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. surprising(adj)

    causing surprise or wonder or amazement

    "the report shows a surprising lack of hard factual data"; "leaped up with surprising agility"; "she earned a surprising amount of money"

Wiktionary

  1. surprising(Noun)

    The action of the verb to surprise.

  2. surprising(Adjective)

    That is or are a surprise.

    A surprising number of people attended the rally.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surprising

    of Surprise

  2. Surprising(adj)

    exciting surprise; extraordinary; of a nature to excite wonder and astonishment; as, surprising bravery; a surprising escape from danger

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'surprising' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2875

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'surprising' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3427

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'surprising' in Adjectives Frequency: #388

How to pronounce surprising?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say surprising in sign language?

  1. surprising

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of surprising in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of surprising in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of surprising in a Sentence

  1. Paul Moore:

    It’s surprising to us.

  2. John Collinge:

    This was very surprising.

  3. Allison Kirkpatrick:

    That in itself is surprising.

  4. Vivien Azer:

    This is perhaps not surprising.

  5. Steven Levy:

    There are some surprising names.

Images & Illustrations of surprising

  1. surprisingsurprisingsurprisingsurprisingsurprising

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