Synonyms for surprising

Synonyms for (adj) surprising

Synonyms: surprising

Definition: causing surprise or wonder or amazement

Usage: the report shows a surprising lack of hard factual data; leaped up with surprising agility; she earned a surprising amount of money

Similar words: amazing, astonishing

Definition: surprising greatly

Usage: she does an amazing amount of work; the dog was capable of astonishing tricks

Similar words: startling

Definition: so remarkably different or sudden as to cause momentary shock or alarm

Usage: Sydney's startling new Opera House; startling news; startling earthquake shocks

Similar words: stunning

Definition: causing great astonishment and consternation

Usage: the strike came as a stunning protest against management; a stunning defeat

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