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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Extraordinariness by virtue of being unexpected.

Usage examples (8)
  • Yet apart from talking about the surprisingness or not of their community, celebrating the illustrative likenesses and un-likenesses of its members, its differences in...
  • In a narrative that alternates between the characters 'viewpoints — twelve-year-old Astrid, a kind of junior Lydia Davis, is a particularly wonderful voice — Smith maintains a...
  • My second collection, Angel, came out of the surprisingness of that process.
  • She had added that touch to soften the crude surprisingness of her announcement. for more
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