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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'


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  • 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
  • Surprise, Surprise: refer to: "Surprise! Surprise! I'm giving me to you", a 1936 song Surprise Surprise (TV series), a British light entertainment programme Surprise Sur Prise
  • 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): For other uses, see Surprise. Surprise ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a brief mental and physiological state, a startle response experienced by
  • 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 (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 Valley: Surprise Valley may refer to: Surprise Valley, Modoc County Surprise Valley, San Bernardino County Surprise Valley, California, former name of Cedarville
  • Surprise party: Surprise party may refer to: Surprise party, a party arranged as a surprise The Surprise Party, a novel from the Fear Street series The Surprise Party

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'Surprise' example sentence in quotations


* 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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Surprise Sample Sentences in News


  • Surprise police: Peeping Tom spied showers
    The Surprise Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a man they say spied on two women showering in two parts of the same residential community.                 Read more on this news related to 'Surprise'
  • Surprise Rate Cut In China Rallies Stocks & Commodities
    China just announced additional stimulus in the form of a surprise rate cut, dropping one-year rates 40 basis points to 5.6 percent. U.S. stock futures responded with a strong rally, with the December ... Read more on this news related to 'Surprise'
  • Will Violin Memory (VMEM) Surprise this Earnings Season?
    Violin Memory, Inc. (VMEM) is set to report the third-quarter fiscal 2015 (ended Oct 31, 2014) results on Nov 24. Last quarter, the company posted 25.7% positive surprise. Let's see how things are shaping ... Read more on this news related to 'Surprise'

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