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amazing

adjective

Simple Definition of amazing

  • : causing great surprise or wonder : causing amazement

Full Definition of amazing

  1. :  causing amazement, great wonder, or surprise

Examples of amazing

  1. He showed an amazing lack of concern for others.

  2. The amazing thing is that no one knows where it came from.

  3. He has an amazing ability to learn new languages.

  4. Her grandmother was really an amazing woman.



1593

First Known Use of amazing

1593



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