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a·maze

 (ə-māz′)
v. a·mazed, a·maz·ing, a·maz·es
v.tr.
1. To affect with great wonder; astonish. See Synonyms at surprise.
2. Obsolete To bewilder; perplex.
v.intr.
To cause great wonder or astonishment: a sight that amazes.
n.
Amazement; wonder.

[From Middle English masen, to bewilder, and from amased, bewildered (from Old English āmasod), both from Old English āmasian, to bewilder : ā-, intensive pref. + *masian, to confuse.]

a·maz′ed·ly (ə-mā′zĭd-lē) adv.
a·maz′ed·ness n.

amazing

(əˈmeɪzɪŋ)
adj
causing wonder or astonishment: amazing feats.
aˈmazingly adv

a•maz•ing

(əˈmeɪ zɪŋ)

adj.
causing great surprise or sudden wonder.
[1520–30]
a•maz′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.amazing - surprising greatlyamazing - surprising greatly; "she does an amazing amount of work"; "the dog was capable of astonishing tricks"
surprising - causing surprise or wonder or amazement; "the report shows a surprising lack of hard factual data"; "leaped up with surprising agility"; "she earned a surprising amount of money"
2.amazing - inspiring awe or admiration or wonderamazing - inspiring awe or admiration or wonder; "New York is an amazing city"; "the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight"; "the awesome complexity of the universe"; "this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath"- Melville; "Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"

amazing

adjective astonishing, striking, surprising, brilliant, stunning, impressive, overwhelming, staggering, sensational (informal), bewildering, breathtaking, astounding, eye-opening, wondrous (archaic or literary), mind-boggling, jaw-dropping, stupefying, gee-whizz (slang), startling It's amazing what we can remember with a little prompting.

amazing

adjective
Translations
مُدْهِشمُذْهِل، مُدْهِش
удивителен
úžasnýohromující
forbløffendeutroligforbavsende
ällistyttävähämmästyttävä
zapanjujući
stórfurîulegur, undraverîur, ótrúlegur
驚くべき
놀라운
osupljiv
otrolig
น่าประหลาดใจ
đáng kinh ngạc

amazing

[əˈmeɪzɪŋ] ADJ
1. (= astonishing) → asombroso
that's amazing news!¡es una noticia asombrosa!
2. (= wonderful) → extraordinario
Kay's an amazing cookKay es una cocinera extraordinaria

amazing

[əˈmeɪzɪŋ] adj
(= astonishing) [event, experience, place, feeling] → étonnant(e), incroyable; [achievement, success, feat, coincidence] → incroyable; [bargain, offer] → exceptionnel(le)
That's amazing news! → C'est une nouvelle incroyable!
Vivian's an amazing cook → Vivian est une cuisinière exceptionnelle.
it's amazing (that) ... → c'est incroyable que ...
it's amazing how ... → c'est incroyable comme ...

amazing

adjerstaunlich; (Brit) inf boy, girlumwerfend (inf); he’s the most amazing lawyer I’ve ever meter ist der erstaunlichste Rechtsanwalt, den ich je gesehen habe; darling, you’re amazing, what a fantastic mealSchatz, du bist wirklich unschlagbar, so ein tolles Essen!

amazing

[əˈmeɪzɪŋ] adjsorprendente, sbalorditivo/a; (bargain, offer) → sensazionale

amaze

(əˈmeiz) verb
to surprise greatly. I was amazed at his stupidity.
aˈmazement noun
great surprise. To my amazement, he had never heard of her.
aˈmazing adjective
an amazing sight.
aˈmazingly adverb

amazing

مُدْهِش úžasný forbløffende erstaunend καταπληκτικός asombroso ällistyttävä merveilleux zapanjujući meraviglioso 驚くべき 놀라운 verbazingwekkend forbausende zdumiewający extraordinário изумительный otrolig น่าประหลาดใจ hayret verici đáng kinh ngạc 令人惊异的
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With an amazing show of truth he was continually deceiving people.
These are the times, when in his whale-boat the rover softly feels a certain filial, confident, land-like feeling towards the sea; that he regards it as so much flowery earth; and the distant ship revealing only the tops of her masts, seems struggling forward, not though high rolling waves, but through the tall grass of a rolling prairie: as when the western emigrants' horses only show their erected ears, while their hidden bodies widely wade through the amazing verdure.
The most amazing wonder of the deep is its unfathomable cruelty.
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