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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