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a·ston·ish

 (ə-stŏn′ĭsh)
tr.v. as·ton·ished, as·ton·ish·ing, as·ton·ish·es
To fill with sudden wonder or amazement. See Synonyms at surprise.

[Alteration of Middle English astonen, from Old French estoner, from Vulgar Latin *extonāre : Latin ex-, ex- + Latin tonāre, to thunder; see (s)tenə- in Indo-European roots.]

a·ston′ish·ing·ly adv.

astonishing

(əˈstɒnɪʃɪŋ)
adj
causing great surprise or amazement; astounding
aˈstonishingly adv

as•ton•ish•ing

(əˈstɒn ɪ ʃɪŋ)

adj.
causing astonishment or surprise; amazing.
[1520–30]
as•ton′ish•ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.astonishing - surprising greatlyastonishing - 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.astonishing - so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelmastonishing - so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm; "such an enormous response was astonishing"; "an astounding achievement"; "the amount of money required was staggering"; "suffered a staggering defeat"; "the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"

astonishing

adjective amazing, striking, surprising, brilliant, stunning, impressive, overwhelming, staggering, startling, sensational (informal), bewildering, breathtaking, astounding, eye-opening, wondrous (archaic or literary), jaw-dropping, stupefying, gee-whizz (slang) an astonishing display of physical strength

astonishing

adjective
Translations
مُدْهِش، عَجيبمُذْهِل
udivující
forbløffendeforbavsende
hämmästyttävä
zapanjujući
furîulegur
驚くばかりの
놀라운
udivujúci
presenetljiv
förvånansvärd
น่าประหลาดใจ
đáng kinh ngạc

astonishing

[əˈstɒnɪʃɪŋ] ADJ [achievement, coincidence, news] → asombroso, pasmoso
I find it astonishing thatme asombra or pasma que ... + subjun, me parece increíble que ... + subjun

astonishing

[əˈstɒnɪʃɪŋ] adj [speed, success, variety, achievement, result] → étonnant(e), stupéfiant(e); [attack, outburst, story] → étonnant(e), stupéfiant(e); [beauty] → étonnant(e), stupéfiant(e)
I find it astonishing that ... → je trouve incroyable que ...

astonishing

adjerstaunlich

astonishing

[əˈstɒnɪʃɪŋ] adjsorprendente, stupefacente
I find it astonishing that ... → mi stupisce che...

astonish

(əˈstoniʃ) verb
to surprise greatly. I was astonished by his ignorance.
aˈstonishing adjective
an astonishing sight.
aˈstonishment noun
To my astonishment she burst into tears.

astonishing

مُذْهِل udivující forbløffende erstaunlich καταπληκτικός asombroso hämmästyttävä étonnant zapanjujući stupefacente 驚くばかりの 놀라운 verbazingwekkend forbausende zadziwiający surpreendente ошеломляющий förvånansvärd น่าประหลาดใจ şaşırtıcı đáng kinh ngạc 令人惊异的
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