amazement


amaze·ment

noun \ə-ˈmāz-mənt\

: a feeling of being very surprised or amazed

Full Definition of AMAZEMENT

1
obsolete :  consternation, bewilderment
2
:  the quality or state of being amazed
3
:  something that amazes

Examples of AMAZEMENT

  1. The crowd watched in amazement as the magician performed his tricks.
  2. Much to the amazement of her family, she left school to pursue her acting career.

First Known Use of AMAZEMENT

1592

Rhymes with AMAZEMENT

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