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SURPRISINGLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does surprisingly mean? 

SURPRISINGLY (adverb)
  The adverb SURPRISINGLY has 2 senses:

1. in a surprising manner
2. in an amazing manner; to everyone's surprise

  Familiarity information: SURPRISINGLY used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SURPRISINGLY (adverb)


Sense 1surprisingly [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a surprising manner

Context example:

he was surprisingly friendly

Pertainym:

surprising (causing surprise or wonder or amazement)


Sense 2surprisingly [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In an amazing manner; to everyone's surprise

Synonyms:

amazingly; astonishingly; surprisingly

Context example:

amazingly, he finished medical school in three years

Pertainym:

surprising (causing surprise or wonder or amazement)


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