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a·maze·ment

 (ə-māz′mənt)
n.
1. A state of extreme surprise or wonder; astonishment.
2. Obsolete Bewilderment; perplexity.

amazement

(əˈmeɪzmənt)
n
1. incredulity or great astonishment; complete wonder or surprise
2. obsolete bewilderment or consternation

a•maze•ment

(əˈmeɪz mənt)

n.
1. overwhelming surprise or astonishment.
2. Obs.
a. perplexity.
b. consternation.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amazement - the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprisingamazement - the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising; "he looked at me in astonishment"
feeling - the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
wonder, wonderment, admiration - the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
surprise - the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
stupefaction - a feeling of stupefied astonishment

amazement

amazement

noun
The emotion aroused by something awe-inspiring or astounding:
Archaic: admiration, dread.
Translations
ذُهُول، دَهْشَة
ohromeníúžas
forbavselseforbløffelse
furîa, undrun
veliko začudenje

amazement

[əˈmeɪzmənt] Nasombro m
the news caused general amazementla noticia causó sorpresa generalizada or un asombro general
they looked on in amazementmiraron asombrados
to my amazementpara mi gran asombro or sorpresa

amazement

[əˈmeɪzmənt] n (= astonishment) → stupéfaction f, ébahissement m
The news was greeted with amazement → La nouvelle a été accueillie avec stupéfaction.

amazement

nErstaunen nt, → Verwunderung f; much to my amazementzu meinem großen Erstaunen

amazement

[əˈmeɪzmənt] nstupore m, meraviglia
to my amazement ... → con mia gran sorpresa...
he looked at me in amazement → mi guardò stupito

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

amazement

n. asombro, pasmo, admiración.
References in classic literature ?
Joe stared at one another again, in utter amazement.
Up they ran to Robin Hood and doffed their caps to him respectfully, while the Sheriff sat still from very amazement.
To my amazement, however, Mercy sides with my aunt.
Sir John Middleton, who called on them every day for the first fortnight, and who was not in the habit of seeing much occupation at home, could not conceal his amazement on finding them always employed.
By this time the sun was near setting, but quite suddenly it fell dark, something like a huge black cloud came swiftly over me, and I saw with amazement that it was a bird of extraordinary size which was hovering near.
She looked at him in sheer amazement, amazement tempered just a little with a sort of tremulous uncertainty.
First of all sweet, fragrant wine ran streaming throughout all the black ship and a heavenly smell arose, so that all the seamen were seized with amazement when they saw it.
Poor Pinocchio ran to the fireplace where the pot was boiling and stretched out his hand to take the cover off, but to his amazement the pot was only painted
MacDonald and White Mason stared in amazement at their celebrated colleague.
But, of a sudden, cries of amazement broke out along the ranks of the new regiment.
To my unutterable amazement, not the faintest gleam of recognition appeared in her face.
Her grit, her ability to turn off work that was such an amazement to others, were her mother's.