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Meaning of ASTONISHING

Pronunciation:  u'stânishing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  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"
  2. [adj]  surprising greatly; "she does an amazing amount of work"; "the dog was capable of astonishing tricks"
 

ASTONISHING is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: amazing, astounding, impressive, staggering, stupefying, surprising
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\As*ton"ish*ing\, a.
Very wonderful; of a nature to excite astonishment; as, an
astonishing event.

Syn: Amazing; surprising; wonderful; marvelous.
     {As*ton"ish*ing*ly}, adv. -- {As*ton"ish*ing*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amazing, appalling, astounding, breathtaking, confounding, conspicuous, egregious, electrifying, exceptional, extraordinary, eye-opening, fabulous, fantastic, formidable, incredible, jarring, jolting, marked, marvelous, mind-boggling, miraculous, notable, noteworthy, noticeable, of mark, outstanding, overwhelming, prodigious, remarkable, shocking, signal, spectacular, staggering, startling, striking, stunning, stupendous, superior, surprising, uncommon, wonderful, wondrous
 

 

 

 

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