from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of surprising or the state of being surprised.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of surprising, or state of being surprised; surprise.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of surprising, or coming suddenly and unexpectedly, or the state of being surprised, or taken unawares; a surprise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of surprising someone
From surprise + -al. (Wiktionary)