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Definition of Surprise
SurpriseSurprise Sur*prise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surprised; p. pr. &
vb. n. Surprising.] [From Surprise, n.: cf. F.
surprendre, p. p. surpris.]
1. To come or fall suddenly and unexpectedly; to take
unawares; to seize or capture by unexpected attack.
Fearfulness hath surprised the hypocrites. --Isa.
The castle of Macduff I will surprise. --Shak.
Who can speak The mingled passions that surprised
his heart? --Thomson.
2. To strike with wonder, astonishment, or confusion, by
something sudden, unexpected, or remarkable; to confound;
as, his conduct surprised me.
I am surprised with an uncouth fear. --Shak.
Up he starts, Discovered and surprised. --Milton.
3. To lead (one) to do suddenly and without forethought; to
bring (one) into some unexpected state; -- with into; as,
to be surprised into an indiscretion; to be surprised into
4. To hold possession of; to hold. [Obs.]
Not with me, That in my hands surprise the
sovereignity. --J. Webster.
Syn: See Astonish. SurpriseSurprise Sur*prise", n. [F. surprise, fr. surprendre, surpris;
sur over + prendre to take, L. prehendere. See Sur-, and
1. The act of coming upon, or taking, unawares; the act of
seizing unexpectedly; surprisal; as, the fort was taken by
2. The state of being surprised, or taken unawares, by some
act or event which could not reasonably be foreseen;
emotion excited by what is sudden and strange; a suddenly
excited feeling of wonder or astonishment.
Pure surprise and fear Made me to quit the house.
3. Anything that causes such a state or emotion.
4. A dish covered with a crust of raised paste, but with no
other contents. [Obs.] --King.
Surprise party, a party of persons who assemble by mutual
agreement, and without invitation, at the house of a
common friend. [U.S.] --Bartlett.
Syn: Wonder; astonishment; amazement.
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