Complete Definition of "surprisingly"

English

Adverb
en-adv

  1. In a way that causes surprise because it is unexpected, or unusual.

#:The house was surprisingly small for such a numerous family.
#:Not surprisingly, the electrician didn't come at the time he had said.

Synonyms
unexpectedly
unusually

Antonyms
usual|as usual
normally

Usage notes
This adverb is more often used to modify an adjective than a verb

Translations
Dutch: verrassend
French: étonnamment

Category:English adverbs

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