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startling   (Sound)



Overview of verb startle

The verb startle has 2 senses


  • startle, galvanize, galvanise -- (to stimulate to action ; "..startled him awake"; "galvanized into action")

  • startle, jump, start -- (move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room")


Overview of adj startling

The adj startling has 1 sense


  • startling -- (so remarkably different or sudden as to cause momentary shock or alarm; "Sydney's startling new Opera House"; "startling news"; "startling earthquake shocks")