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Synonyms

surprising

adjective

unusual, or unexpected

amazing

adjective

very surprising

astonishing

adjective

very surprising

sensational

adjective

very exciting and surprising

remarkable

adjective

unusual in a way that surprises or impresses you

extraordinary

adjective

very unusual and surprising

unexpected

adjective

something that is unexpected is surprising, because you did not expect it at all, or you expected it to happen in a different way

staggering

adjective

extremely surprising

phenomenal

adjective

extremely impressive or surprising

earth-shattering

adjective

extremely surprising and important

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as if by magic

in a surprising or sudden way that is impossible to explain

astounding

adjective

extremely surprising or shocking

beyond belief

extremely surprising or unreasonable, so that you cannot believe it

crazily

adverb

in a way that is not normal and that you do not expect

dramatic

adjective

sudden and surprising or easy to notice

incredible

adjective

surprising, or difficult to believe

incredibly

adverb

used for saying that something is difficult to believe

ironic

adjective

an ironic event or situation is interesting and sometimes humorous, because it is the opposite of what you would expect

ironically

adverb

used for saying that a situation has developed in an unexpected and sometimes humorous way

ironically

adverb

in an ironic way

outrageous

adjective

extremely unusual and likely to shock people or make them laugh

remarkably

adverb

in a way that is unusual and surprises or impresses you

revealing

adjective

providing new, surprising, or important information

startling

adjective

surprising, or very unusual

stunning

adjective

surprising, powerful, and effective

stupefying

adjective

making you feel extremely surprised or shocked

stupendous

adjective

very impressive, large, or surprising

sudden

adjective

happening very quickly and without any sign that it is going to happen

surprise

noun

happening unexpectedly

surprisingly

adverb

in an unusual or unexpected way

unannounced

adverb

unexpectedly

unasked

adjective

if you do something unasked, you do it without being asked or told to

unbidden

adverb

literary unexpectedly, or without being asked

uncharacteristic

adjective

not typical of someone’s usual behaviour or performance, and therefore surprising

unheralded

adjective

not expected

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