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Definitions of surprise

  1. attack by storm; attack suddenly Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of surprising someone Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. take unawares; "She surprised the couple"; "He surprised an interesting scene" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a sudden unexpected event Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. take unawares or by surprise; cause to be surprised; "The news really surprised me" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. cause to be surprised; "The news really surprised me" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. come upon or take unawares; "She surprised the couple"; "He surprised an interesting scene" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. The act of coming upon, or taking, unawares; the act of seizing unexpectedly; surprisal; as, the fort was taken by surprise. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. The state of being surprised, or taken unawares, by some act or event which could not reasonably be foreseen; emotion excited by what is sudden and strange; a suddenly excited feeling of wonder or astonishment. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. Anything that causes such a state or emotion. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. A dish covered with a crust of raised paste, but with no other contents. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. To come or fall suddenly and unexpectedly; to take unawares; to seize or capture by unexpected attack. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. To strike with wonder, astonishment, or confusion, by something sudden, unexpected, or remarkable; to confound; as, his conduct surprised me. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. To lead (one) to do suddenly and without forethought; to bring (one) into some unexpected state; -- with into; as, to be surprised into an indiscretion; to be surprised into generosity. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. To hold possession of; to hold. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. The act of coming upon or attacking unexpectedly; state of being taken unawares; a feeling excited by what is sudden and strange; wonder; astonishment; a sudden or unexpected event or fact. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. To take unawares; to attack without notice; as, to surprise the enemy; to strike with wonder by something sudden or unexpected; astonish; to lead to do something suddenly and unexpectedly: with into; as, to surprise a thief into admitting his guilt. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. Act of taking unawares: the emotion caused by anything sudden: amazement. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. To come upon suddenly or unawares: to strike with wonder or astonishment: to confuse. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. To strike with astonishment; take unawares at a disadvantage. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. The act of surprizing, or the state of being surprized; a sudden and unexpected event. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. The act of surprising; the state of being surprised; an emotion excited by something happening suddenly and unexpectedly. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  24. To come upon or take suddenly or unawares; to strike with wonder or astonishment by something sudden, unexpected, or unusual; to throw the mind into disorder by something sudden. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  25. To take unawares; to come upon one suddenly; to strike with wonder; to throw the mind into confusion by presenting something suddenly to the view or the mind. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  26. The act of coming upon unawares; an emotion of the mind excited by something happening suddenly and unexpectedly; astonishment; wonder. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. To lead (one) to do suddenly and without forethought; to bring (one) into some unexpected state; with into; as, to be surprised into an indiscretion; to be surprised into generosity. dictgcide_fs
  28. sur-pr[=i]z', n. act of taking unawares: the emotion caused by anything sudden: amazement.--v.t. to come upon suddenly or unawares: to lead or bring unawares, to betray (with into): to strike with wonder or astonishment: to confuse.--n. SURPR[=I]S'AL, act of surprising.--adv. SURPR[=I]S'EDLY.--adj. SURPR[=I]S'ING, exciting surprise: wonderful: unexpected.--adv. SURPR[=I]S'INGLY.--n. SURPR[=I]S'INGNESS. [Fr.,--surpris, pa.p. of surprendre--L. super, over, prehend[)e]re, to catch.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  29. Catching of person (s) unprepared (the fort was taken, the truth must be elicited, by s.; determined to attempt a s.; a s. visit, without notice); emotion excited by the unexpected, astonishment, (full of s.; his s. was visible; to my great s., much against my expectations; s.-packet, with unexpected contents, e.g. packet of sweets with coin, also often fig.); event &c. that excites s. (was a great s. to me; I have a s. for you, piece of unexpected news, unexpected gift, &c.; what a s.!). (Vb) capture (place, person) by s., attack at unawares, come upon (person) off his guard (surprised him in the act); affect with s., astonish, turn out contrary to expectations of, be a s. to, (should you be surprised to learn-?; I am surprised at you, shocked, scandalized; more surprised than frightened), whence surprising a., surprisingly, surprisedly, advv.; hurry (person) by s. into conduct or act or doing (surprised me into rudeness, consent, dropping the reins); hence surprisal (2) n. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  30. The feeling excited by an unexpected occurrence. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  31. The occurrence itself. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  32. n. [French] Act of coming upon unawares, or of taking suddenly and without preparation ;-state of being surprised or taken unexpectedly ;-an unforeseen or unexpected act or event producing alarm, joy, or other emotion ;a lively sense of wonder; astonishment; amazement. Cabinet Dictionary

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