Definition of Surprisedly

1. Adverb. In the manner of one who is surprised.

Partainyms: Surprised



Definition of Surprisedly

1. Adverb. In a surprised manner. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surprisedly

surplusses
surplussing
surprint
surprinted
surprinting
surprints
surpris'd
surprisable
surprisal
surprisals
surprise
surprise attack
surprise party
surprise surprise
surprised
surprisedly (current term)
surpriser
surprisers
surprises
surprising
surprisingly
surprisingness
surprize
surprized
surprizes
surprizing
surquedry
surquedy
surra

Literary usage of Surprisedly

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1. South Africa and the Transvaal War by Louis Creswicke (1900)
"Accordingly, in the gathering gloom a collision of amazing violence occurred—amazing to both Britons and Burghers, for the former surprisedly plumped upon ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1879)
"Glower, v. to stare surprisedly or angrily. Grew, **. a greyhound. Hake about, v. to lounge, loaf, or go lazily about. Harrowed, adj. exhausted; done-up ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1840)
"enquired Titmouse, surprisedly. Mr Quirk had been soured daring the whole of dinner, for he had anxiously desired to have Titmouse sit beside him at the ..."

4. The Writings of Bret Harte by Bret Harte (1896)
"Hamlin (after another pause) : " Has Pete Dumphy got anything agin you ? " Gabriel (surprisedly) : "'No." Hamlin (languidly) : " It was his right-hand man, ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1858)
"inquired one or two, surprisedly—" why, surely, you were no novice in pub—" " Yes—I commit ted it to memory, ..."

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