astounding

adjective as·tound·ing \ ə-ˈstau̇n-diŋ \
Updated on: 11 Dec 2017

Definition of astounding

: causing astonishment or amazement
  • an astounding revelation

astoundingly

play \-diŋ-lē\ adverb

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

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Origin and Etymology of astounding


ASTOUNDING Defined for English Language Learners

astounding

adjective

Definition of astounding for English Language Learners

  • : causing a feeling of great surprise or wonder



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