Synonyms of surprised


1. surprise, affect, impress, move, strike

usage: cause to be surprised; "The news really surprised me"

2. surprise, act, move

usage: come upon or take unawares; "She surprised the couple"; "He surprised an interesting scene"

3. storm, surprise, attack, assail

usage: attack by storm; attack suddenly


1. surprised (vs. unsurprised), amazed, astonied, astonished, astounded, stunned, dumbfounded, dumfounded, flabbergasted, stupefied, thunderstruck, dumbstruck, dumbstricken, gobsmacked, goggle-eyed, openmouthed, popeyed, jiggered, startled

usage: taken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment; "surprised by her student's ingenuity"; "surprised that he remembered my name"; "a surprised expression"

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