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Meaning of SURPRISAL

Pronunciation:  sur'prIzul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of surprising someone
 

SURPRISAL is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: surprise
 
 See Also: disruption, perturbation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sur*pris"al\, n. [See {Surprise}, n.]
The act of surprising, or state of being surprised; surprise.

      How to secure the lady from surprisal.   --Milton.

      Because death is uncertain, let us prevent its
      surprisal.                               --Barrow.

 

 

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