Definition for Surprise

surprise, n. [see surprise, v.]

  1. Secret sudden joy; unexpected revelation, such as the delivery of a gift.
  2. Unexpected answer, result, or consequence.
  3. Confusion; bewilderment; disbelief; astonishment.
  4. Emotion of excitement caused by something sudden or unexpected.
  5. Phrase. “Take by surprise”: catch off guard.

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