Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
startling /'stɑ:tliɳ/
  • tính từ
    • làm giật mình, làm hoảng hốt, làm sửng sốt
      • startling discovery: sự phát hiện làm mọi người phải sửng sốt
Concise Dictionary
'stɑrtlɪŋ /'stɑːt-
+so remarkably different or sudden as to cause momentary shock or alarm
startles|startled|startling'stɑrtl /'stɑː-
+a sudden involuntary movement
+to stimulate to action
+move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm

Thesaurus Dictionary
shocking, terrifying, frightening, astounding, astonishing, awesome, staggering, jarring, disturbing, unsettling, upsetting, amazing, surprising:
Monica fainted when told the startling news.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 extremely unusual and surprising: a startling contrast / discovery + startling revelations in the Sunday papers
2 (of a colour) extremely bright: startling blue eyes + Her skin was a startling white.
startlingly adverb: She was startlingly beautiful. + Their findings are startlingly similar.

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