Examples of astonishing in a Sentence
He showed an astonishing lack of concern for others.
The truck can hold an astonishing amount of stuff.
She gave an astonishing performance in her first film.
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Yet Robin and his young wife Diana (Claire Foy), who’s pregnant when her husband falls ill, build a life together despite astonishing limitations.
Trying to understand the logic behind his latest astonishing fabrication is like imputing specific motives to the movements of a fish swimming in an aquarium.
There have been many heroic drives at Suzuka, none greater than Kimi Raikkonen's astonishing victory in 2005 when the Finn took the lead on the final lap after starting the race down in 17th place.
Then came Fort Sumter and his astonishing transformation — a classic American resurrection.
But then, this is a film of remarkable performances, including that of the movie’s most astonishing find, Will Tillston, who plays the 8-year-old Christopher Robin.
Popper has already put up some astonishing numbers at Germantown Academy.
In the last quarter, nearly three dozen Republican incumbents were outraised by at least one Democratic challenger — an astonishing number against sitting members of Congress.
His Web sites are astonishing; the epithet Mad Max comes to mind.
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Synonymsamazing, surprising, astounding, blindsiding, dumbfounding (also dumfounding), eye-opening, flabbergasting, jarring, jaw-dropping, jolting, shocking, startling, stunning, stupefying
Related Wordsunannounced, unanticipated, unexpected, unforeseen; awesome, awful, breathtaking, fabulous, heart-stopping, marvelous (or marvellous), miraculous, portentous, prodigious, staggering, stupendous, sublime, wonderful, wondrous; extraordinary, phenomenal, rare, sensational, spectacular; befuddling, bewildering, confounding, confusing, discomfiting, disconcerting, dismaying, flustering, muddling, nonplussing (also nonplusing), perplexing, upsetting; incomprehensible, inconceivable, incredible, unbelievable, unimaginable, unlikely, unthinkable; singular, uncommon, unique, unusual, unwonted; conspicuous, notable, noticeable, outstanding, remarkable; impressive, striking
Near Antonymscommon, customary, mundane, normal, ordinary, typical, unexceptional, unremarkable, usual
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