astounding

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adjective as·tound·ing \ə-ˈstau̇n-diŋ\

Definition of astounding

  1. :  causing astonishment or amazement <an astounding revelation>

astoundingly

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Examples of astounding in a sentence

  1. He ate an astounding amount of food.

  2. <the astounding sight of their cat returning home after having been missing for two years>

Origin and Etymology of astounding

see 2astound


First Known Use: 1590


ASTOUNDING Defined for English Language Learners

astounding

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adjective as·tound·ing \ə-ˈstau̇n-diŋ\

Definition of astounding for English Language Learners

  • : causing a feeling of great surprise or wonder



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