HyperDic: astonishment

English > 1 sense of the word astonishment:
NOUNfeelingastonishment, amazementthe feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
astonishment > pronunciation
Soundsahstaa'nihshmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > astonishment: 1 sense > noun 1, feeling
MeaningThe feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising.
Example"he looked at me in astonishment"
Synonymamazement
NarrowerstupefactionA feeling of stupefied astonishment
surpriseThe astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
wonder, wonderment, admirationThe feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
BroaderfeelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
Spanishadmiración, asombro, estupefacción, estupor, pasmo, sorpresa
Catalanadmiració, estupefacció, estupor, sorpresa
Verbsastonishaffect with wonder

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