Synonyms of surprising


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. surprising (vs. unsurprising), amazing, astonishing, startling, stunning, unexpected

usage: causing surprise or wonder or amazement; "the report shows a surprising lack of hard factual data"; "leaped up with surprising agility"; "she earned a surprising amount of money"

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Definition and meaning of surprising (Dictionary)