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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
References in classic literature ?
The coolness of you two rascals is amazing," began Mr.
It is amazing that any mortal beings can journey on limbs so small
Sometimes we saw hundreds in a drove, and the numbers about the salt springs were amazing.
Conversation turning upon whales, the Commodore was pleased to be sceptical touching the amazing strength ascribed to them by the professional gentlemen present.
See that amazing lower lip, pressed by accident against the vessel's side, so as firmly to embrace the jaw.
It was amazing what quantities of food such as this were needed every day, by eleven hungry persons.
So I took him over home myself; and an amazing kind of a surprise party it was, too -- typhoons and cyclones of frantic joy, and whole Niagaras of happy tears; and by George
Then in about two seconds we heard a whack, and the dog he finished up with a most amazing howl or two, and then everything was dead still, and the parson begun his solemn talk where he left off.
The town sat up all night to discuss the amazing events of the day and swap guesses as to when Tom's trial would begin.
Captain Weston, who had been considered, especially by the Churchills, as making such an amazing match, was proved to have much the worst of the bargain; for when his wife died, after a three years' marriage, he was rather a poorer man than at first, and with a child to maintain.
I have known a great deal of the trouble of annuities; for my mother was clogged with the payment of three to old superannuated servants by my father's will, and it is amazing how disagreeable she found it.
She marched out of the door and closed it behind her, and there to her great astonishment she found the trained nurse standing as if she had been listening and, more amazing still--she was laughing.