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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
  • 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: 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
  • 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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'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


  • Happy couple’s surprise as Christening becomes a wedding
    IT was a case of from nappies to nuptials as a South Tyneside couple staged a suprise wedding on the same day their son was christened. Read more on this news related to 'Surprise'
  • Philadelphia Teen Gets Big Surprise Visit From Sister Home On Military Leave
    A teenager in Old City, Philadelphia got a fantastic surprise at school Friday. Not an award or a good grade on a test. It was something she had been missing this holiday season. Read more on this news related to 'Surprise'
  • Surprise light snow falls in northern NC
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A surprise light snow has fallen across parts of northern North Carolina. The National Weather Service said the snow should turn to all rain by noon Saturday. No accumulation was expected. Read more on this news related to 'Surprise'

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