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astounding

adjective

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astounding

verb
present participle of astound

Synonyms of astounding (Entry 2 of 2)

to make a strong impression on (someone) with something unexpected
  • it astounds me that you flew all the way out here just for my birthday

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The first known use of astounding was in 1590

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“Astounding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/astounding. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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