Part of speech:
Astonished, taken aback.
Held balanced or steady in readiness:
(Nautical) Said of a ship, when the wind, suddenly changing, forces the sails aft against the mast.
Having knowledge or discernment of something:
Find another word for surprised. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for surprised, like: astonished, struck with amazement, astounded, caught napping, bewildered, amazed, shocked, not anticipating, upset, taken unaware and caught short.