Definition of unsurprised in US English:



  • Not feeling or showing surprise at something unexpected.

    ‘he replied in a flat and unsurprised voice’
    • ‘A spokesperson for Bolton businesses was unsurprised by the figures.’
    • ‘The director of the Carnegie International Weight Loss Camp, Britain's first residential fat camp for children, was unsurprised children were ignorant about vegetables.’
    • ‘They wrote to Network Rail citing concerns including the stability of the bank and the replanting of flora and fauna but the response has left them unsurprised.’
    • ‘There is concern among the production team that giving a lot of actors guns was not a good idea, and your columnist was unsurprised to hear the sounds of gunfire and screaming when passing the OFS today.’
    • ‘I've seen him in action and heard enough backchatter from people who have worked for him to be utterly unsurprised by anything in this report.’
    • ‘He said he was unsurprised by the authority's decision and said: ‘We have always taken the view that this was always going to end in a public inquiry.’’
    • ‘I was both surprised and unsurprised at his remark.’
    • ‘A professor of Glasgow University's Centre for Drug Misuse Research is unsurprised students from privileged backgrounds take cocaine and ecstasy.’
    • ‘Those who know his mindset and attention to such detail are unsurprised by his quick progression through youth ranks, particularly, his current international gaffer, Kerr.’
    • ‘You will be unsurprised to hear that the answer depends on what you mean by ‘energy.’’
    • ‘I'm unsurprised to read about the crisis nature of suicides and find an aesthetic resistance to a barrier misguided.’
    • ‘He hinted that SMG was unsurprised when relations broke down with the unpredictable star whose celebrity they had tried hard to harness over the previous 18 months.’
    • ‘Neither of these Premierleague stragglers excelled yesterday, you may be unsurprised to here, but, United laboured less than Aberdeen.’
    • ‘Although you'll probably be unsurprised to hear that I do think my political opponents are partly responsible: I think a lot of it has to do with regulation.’
    • ‘When I got back to my room I was somewhat surprised and somewhat unsurprised to see that Sam wasn't there.’
    • ‘Despite this, I am unsurprised that the report tried to paint a rosy picture of telecommunications services across rural Australia.’
    • ‘These girls are articulate, upbeat and unsurprised to hear that the boys are trailing.’
    • ‘‘We were happy, unsurprised and intrigued by the survey results, and we also received a confirmation of our current mandate,’ says Fairey.’
    • ‘Seeing all the episodes on DVD, I am not surprised by my fair weather watching, but equally unsurprised that it inspired a cult fanbase to lament its demise.’
    • ‘I'm glad they're finally doing it and I'm unsurprised that Rob and Laura are still together.’