to one's amazement

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of to one's amazement

used to indicate that one is very surprised with/about something
  • I applied for the job, and, (much) to my amazement, I was hired.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. : a feeling of astonishment : the quality or state of being amazed

  2. : something that causes astonishment : something that is amazing

  3. : consternation, bewilderment


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