astonishing

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adjective as·ton·ish·ing \-ni-shiŋ\

Definition of astonishing

  1. :  causing a feeling of great surprise or wonder :  surprising <an astonishing discovery>

astonishingly

play \-shiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of astonishing in a sentence

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

  2. The truck can hold an astonishing amount of stuff.

  3. She gave an astonishing performance in her first film.

Origin and Etymology of astonishing

see astonish


First Known Use: 1593



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