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1 affected with sudden and great wonder or surprise
  • you'd be amazed at the destruction one small squirrel can cause inside a house

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2 filled with amazement or wonder
  • a visitor cannot help but be amazed by the size of the Great Pyramid

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past tense of amaze

Synonyms of amazed (Entry 2 of 2)

to make a strong impression on (someone) with something unexpected
  • your ability to remember names and faces amazes me

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The first known use of amazed was in 1557

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“Amazed.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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