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Meaning of AMAZEMENT

Pronunciation:  u'meyzmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising; "he looked at me in astonishment"
 

AMAZEMENT is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: astonishment
 
 See Also: admiration, feeling, stupefaction, surprise, wonder, wonderment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*maze"ment\, n.
1. The condition of being amazed; bewilderment [Obs.];
   overwhelming wonder, as from surprise, sudden fear,
   horror, or admiration.

         His words impression left Of much amazement.
                                               --Milton.

2. Frenzy; madness. [Obs.] --Webster (1661).

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: admiration, amaze, astonishing thing, astonishment, astoundment, awe, beguilement, bewilderment, breathless wonder, confoundment, curiosity, dumbfoundment, exception, fascination, gazingstock, marvel, marveling, marvelment, miracle, nonesuch, phenomenon, prodigy, puzzlement, quite a thing, rarity, sensation, sense of mystery, sense of wonder, sight, something else, spectacle, stunner, stupefaction, surprise, wonder, wonderful thing, wonderment
 

 

 

 

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