astonishingly


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.astonishingly - in an amazing mannerastonishingly - in an amazing manner; to everyone's surprise; "amazingly, he finished medical school in three years"
Translations

astonishingly

[əˈstɒnɪʃɪŋlɪ] ADVasombrosamente
it was astonishingly easyasombraba lo fácil que eraera asombrosamente fácil
an astonishingly beautiful young womanuna joven de una belleza asombrosa
she has astonishingly blue eyestiene unos ojos de un azul increíble
he learned the language astonishingly quicklyaprendió la lengua con una rapidez asombrosa, fue asombroso lo rápido que aprendió la lengua
astonishingly (enough), he was rightpor increíble que parezca, tenía razón

astonishingly

[əˈstɒnɪʃɪŋli] adv [good, high, successful, beautiful, low, simple, large] → incroyablement

astonishingly

adverstaunlich; astonishingly (enough)erstaunlicherweise

astonishingly

[əˈstɒnɪʃɪŋlɪ] advstraordinariamente, incredibilmente
References in classic literature ?
And all good children to whom he related this story, took great heed of this naughty Cupid; but he made fools of them still, for he is astonishingly cunning.
His face was deeply lined, burned brown by long exposure to the sun, and he had a pair of small blue eyes which were astonishingly shifty.
Wallowing in the fight, they were in an astonishingly short time resmudged.
Lamai had learned how astonishingly thirsty Jerry had been.
Not considering in how different a circle she had been just seeing him, nor how much might be owing to contrast, she was quite persuaded of his being astonishingly more gentle and regardful of others than formerly.
Her arm, strong and muscular, was bare to the elbow; he passed his hand over it and wondered at its beauty; it gleamed in the darkness; she had the skin that Rubens painted, astonishingly fair and transparent, and on one side were little golden hairs.
In appearance, Mainhall was astonishingly like the conventional stage-Englishman of American drama: tall and thin, with high, hitching shoulders and a small head glistening with closely brushed yellow hair.
The supply of food, on an average, remains constant, yet the tendency in every animal to increase by propagation is geometrical; and its surprising effects have nowhere been more astonishingly shown, than in the case of the European animals run wild during the last few centuries in America.
It certainly occurred to the servant who had to clean his boots that they were astonishingly old boots for such a rich lord.
I cried, seizing my cap, with an astonishingly free-and-easy air, which was the last thing I should have expected of myself
If young ladies always knew how nicely nature has qualified the other sex to judge of their actions, what multitudes of astonishingly expressive glances, and artfully contrived gestures and movements, would sink down into looks, that indicated feelings and motives, that were adapted to the occasion
But the gentleman drew his sword, and used it in such an astonishingly rapid manner, that we neither of us could get near him.