Definitions

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  • adj. Astonished; confounded with fear, surprise, or wonder; greatly surprised.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of amaze.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock

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Examples

  • That he even knew my name amazed me, but when he would mention specific things he admired in me, it just blew me away.

    They Smell Like Sheep Volume 2

  • I realie that religious tribalism exerts a strong gravitational pull, but I remain amazed that parents of young children contribute even a penny to a religious entity that has institutionalized pederasty.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » District Attorney Suggests That It May Be a Crime for Teachers to Follow the New State Law Mandating Certain Forms of Sex Education

  • But sometimes a publication emerges that is so offensive to, well, just about everything, that we really need to stand as one and drop our collective jaw in amazed disgust.

    Novelty Books More Offensive Than Ever

  • I remain amazed at how much can be said in just one well written and thought out line.

    Counting the Words « Write Anything

  • I remain amazed at some of these comments of posters, national media and others.

    Clinton camp presses electability

  • You would be so fuckin amazed if you only knew how much that looked like Fuckin Contractor Mike!

    SEXMAN RELEASES A SHORT FILM

  • So much, then, for the ‘honest’ debate Campbell suggested we should have on this issue: we now know we are not going to have it, such being unnecessary as those of us who have bothered to read the thing as opposed to merely looking at it in amazed stupefaction are, of course quite bonkers.

    Archive 2007-09-16

  • I was freakin amazed Cakes actually had a nap on time on the day of a party.

    Party Pooper

  • This is the second time I have done this, and I was again amazed at how extraordinarily capable the contestants are: poised, courteous, well trained, just about perfectly at home with themselves and their material.

    Forensics night

  • This week my daughter's elementary school had a book fair and I was once again amazed at how many more fantasy titles there are for kids than there are science fiction titles.

    November 2006

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