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astonishment

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1 the rapt attention and deep emotion caused by the sight of something extraordinary
  • the Midwesterner's astonishment at seeing the ocean for the first time
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2 the state of being strongly impressed by something unexpected or unusual
  • The suddenness of the thunderstorm left the picnickers in a state of astonishment.
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