What is another word for surprisingly?

Pronunciation: [səpɹˈa͡ɪzɪŋlɪ] (IPA)

Surprisingly, there are several synonyms that can be used to replace the word "surprisingly" in a sentence. These synonyms include unexpectedly, amazingly, astoundingly, shockingly, and bewilderingly. Each of these words has a slightly different connotation, with unexpectedly focusing on the element of surprise, amazingly emphasizing something impressive or awe-inspiring, astoundingly highlighting something that is hard to believe, shockingly emphasizing something that causes shock or disbelief, and bewilderingly indicating something that is confusing or disorienting. Choosing the right synonym for surprisingly will depend on the context and intended meaning of the sentence.

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What are the hypernyms for Surprisingly?

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What are the opposite words for surprisingly?

The word "surprisingly" refers to something that is unexpected or astonishing. Its antonyms are words that signify common, predictable or unsurprising events. Some antonyms for "surprisingly" are words such as ordinarily, routinely, commonly, predictably, habitually, or typically. Such words convey a sense of routine, normalcy or predictability. For instance, one could say, "The sun rose today, just like it does every day, quite predictably instead of surprisingly." Antonyms of surprisingly can help create contrast in writing and can be used to establish a tone or mood that is calm, serene or unastonished.

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Usage examples for Surprisingly

The list is surprisingly large and almost continuous down to the present day.
"The Operatic Problem"
William Johnson Galloway
Inasmuch as Lyon, before it welcomed the art of printing, had established some reputation for the manufacture of playing-cards, the number of rude and badly cut illustrations is indeed surprisingly large.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard
They propose no change in the present industrial system, and make surprisingly few demands of any sort upon the State.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae

Famous quotes with Surprisingly

  • I've seen, not surprisingly, no action taken against those people, but here I am, an anarchist website, not even close to what that is, not even close to what else you can find on the Internet.
    Sherman Austin
  • Caring for your inner child has a powerful and surprisingly quick result: Do it and the child heals.
    Martha Beck
  • Personally I believe that the courses we followed for some years after World War II were enlightened, surprisingly imaginative and extremely effective.
    David Bruce
  • You know, I was never totally thrilled with being a Fleetwood Mac member, but surprisingly, I was having such a good time reuniting with John, Mick, and Stevie.
    Lindsey Buckingham
  • I think that consciousness has always been the most important topic in the philosophy of mind, and one of the most important topics in cognitive science as a whole, but it had been surprisingly neglected in recent years.
    David Chalmers

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