surprisingly

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/sərˈpraɪzɪŋli/

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surprisingly

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. was surprisingly [near, close, far, short]
  2. was surprisingly [difficult, tough, hard] to
  3. that was surprisingly [easy, simple, straightforward]
  4. a surprisingly good [movie, book, read, meal]
  5. a surprisingly easy [exam, test, question]
  6. is surprisingly easy to [pass, handle, drive]
  7. surprisingly effective [treatments, methods]
  8. surprisingly little [attention, interest, research, information]
  9. was surprisingly well [done, made, built]
  10. the [movie, story] ends surprisingly
  11. [setting it up, installing it] is surprisingly simple
  12. it is surprisingly simple to [set up]
  13. surprisingly, it was [good, excellent, great]
  14. surprisingly, there were [none, many, a great deal]
  15. rather surprisingly, [many, nobody, few] survived
  16. [most, more, less, just as] surprisingly
  17. not surprisingly
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