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Surprise Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • the act of surprising someone
  • a sudden unexpected event
  • the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
  • cause to be surprised; "The news really surprised me"
  • attack by storm; attack suddenly
  • come upon or take unawares; "She surprised the couple"; "He surprised an interesting scene"

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you ,
  • a sudden unexpected event ,
  • the act of surprising someone

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Surprise'

  • Surprise: apple Surprise, Arizona Surprise, Indiana Surprise, Nebraska Surprise, New York Surprise Station, California or Surprise, California Surprise Valley
  • Surprise Station, California: Surprise Station (formerly, Surprise and Surprise Siding) is an unincorporated community in Modoc County, California. It is located on the Southern Pacific
  • Rural Municipality of Surprise Valley No. 9: Surprise Valley No. 9 is a rural municipality in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It is located in southeastern Saskatchewan and is within SARM Division
  • Surprise, Surprise: to: "Surprise! Surprise! I'm giving me to you", a 1936 song Surprise Surprise (TV series), a British light entertainment programme Surprise Surprise (Australian
  • Surprise Stadium: Surprise Stadium is a baseball field located at the Surprise Recreation Campus athletic facility in Surprise, Arizona. The stadium was designed by HOK
  • Surprise (emotion): Surprise ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a brief mental and physiological state, a startle response experienced by animals and humans as the result of
  • Surprise Surprise (song): "Surprise Surprise" is the second single by Billy Talent from their fourth studio album, Dead Silence. It was released on August 7, 2012 on iTunes.
  • Surprise Hill, Virginia: Surprise Hill is an unincorporated community in Northumberland County, in the U.S. state of Virginia. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States
  • Surprise Valley: Surprise Valley may refer to: Surprise Valley, Modoc County Surprise Valley, San Bernardino County Surprise Valley, California, former name of Cedarville

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* Go and surprise the whole country by doing something right. - Mark Twain

* As soon as we started programming, we found out to our surprise that it wasn't as easy to get programs right as we had thought. Debugging had to be discovered. I can remember the exact instant when I realized that a large part of my life from then on was going to be spent in finding mistakes in my own programs. - Maurice Wilkes

* It is by no means certain that our individual personality is the single inhabitant of these our corporeal frames... We all do things both awake and asleep which surprise us. Perhaps we have cotenants in this house we live in. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

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