Definition of Surprisingness

1. Noun. Extraordinariness by virtue of being unexpected. "The unexpectedness of the warm welcome"

Exact synonyms: Unexpectedness
Generic synonyms: Extraordinariness
Derivative terms: Surprising, Unexpected
Antonyms: Expectedness



Definition of Surprisingness

1. Noun. The condition of being surprising ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surprisingness

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surprisal
surprisals
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surprise party
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surprised
surprisedly
surpriser
surprisers
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surprisingness (current term)
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surreal
surrealism
surrealisms
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surrealistic
surrealistically

Literary usage of Surprisingness

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1. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1846)
"This is a most awful dispensation of divine providence indeed, whether we consider the suddenness and surprisingness of the stroke, or his very great worth ..."

2. Lectures and Essays by Alfred Ainger (1905)
"... in another outburst equally witty in the surprisingness of its invention, his disgust with men and things, by declaring, " I would I were a weaver! ..."

3. Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth by Lucy Aikin (1819)
"They vied with each other in the gorgeousness, the pedantry and the surprisingness of their devices ; but the palm was surely due to him of the number who ..."

4. Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth by Lucy Aikin (1826)
"They vied with each other in the gorgeousness, the pedantry, and the surprisingness of their devices; but the palm was surely due to him of the number who ..."

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