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astonishing 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/əˈstäniSHiNG/,
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Extremely surprising or impressive; amazing,
  1. Extremely surprising or impressive; amazing
    • - an astonishing achievement
    • - I find it astonishing that they ever thought it could work

  1. amazing: surprising greatly; "she does an amazing amount of work"; "the dog was capable of astonishing tricks"
  2. 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"
  3. (astonishingly) amazingly: in an amazing manner; to everyone's surprise; "amazingly, he finished medical school in three years"
  4. (astonished) amazed: filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock; "an amazed audience gave the magician a standing ovation"; "I stood enthralled, astonished by the vastness and majesty of the cathedral"; "astounded viewers wept at the pictures from the Oklahoma City ...
  5. (astonishment) the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising; "he looked at me in astonishment"
  6. (astonishingly) In an astonishing manner; so as to surprise or astonish; Very; used as an intensifier
  7. (astonished) Amazed; surprised
  8. (astonishment) amazement, great surprise; An amazing thing or phenomenon
  9. (Astonishment) The state of being amazed or in wonder. E.g., "Miss Elizabeth Bennet! I am all astonishment!" - Caroline Bingley