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Definition of Startling

Startling

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Startling Quotations

I spend several days at a time without enough sleep. At first, normal activities become annoying. When you are too tired to eat, you really need some sleep. A few days later, things become strange. Loud noises become louder and more startling, familiar sounds become unfamiliar, and life reinvents itself as a surrealist dream.
Henry Rollins

It's as if inside the White House the belief in Obama's inspirational charisma is still such that every time the ugliness of brute politics intrudes, it's a startling revelation.
Tina Brown

To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
Emily Dickinson

Human nature is not amenable to prediction based on the trends or tendencies prevailing at the time. It is amenable to startling creativity of the kind practiced by great artists, directors, writers, musicians, actors, who know how to touch a chord in humans everywhere.
Maurice Saatchi

To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
Emily Dickinson
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Startling Translations

startling in Dutch is ontstellend
startling in German is aufschreckend, aufschreckend, aufschreckenden
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