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astonishment 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/əˈstäniSHmənt/,
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astonishments, plural;
  1. Great surprise
    • - she looked at him in astonishment

  1. the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising; "he looked at me in astonishment"
  2. (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 ...
  3. amazement, great surprise; An amazing thing or phenomenon
  4. (astonished) Amazed; surprised
  5. The state of being amazed or in wonder. E.g., "Miss Elizabeth Bennet! I am all astonishment!" - Caroline Bingley