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.
Recent Examples of astonishing from the Web
The Daily Mail identified one Jenny Chapman, a grandmother of four who snored at an astonishing 111 decibels.
The project also passed the through the hands of several production companies and studios before landing at Netflix, which is continuing to spend astonishing amounts of money (in this case reportedly $50 million) for original films.
Cult movie icon and TV star Bruce Campbell has an astonishing 119 credits to his name.
This kind of raid—in the early morning hours with no advance notice—shows an astonishing and alarming distrust for the president’s former campaign chairman.
However, perhaps the most astonishing thing is what's under the hood for the price asked.
Perhaps the most astonishing thing about the U.S. Open Cup run has been the emphatic hurdles FC Cincinnati has climbed over — sometimes with luck.
Esten’s output is an astonishing array of musical styles, sounds and themes, all with a country vibe.
Now, a bestselling British author and screenwriter is making his own bid for detective story immortality with an astonishing Golden Age-style mystery novel.
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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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