Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Causing or fitted to cause surprise or wonder; causing amazement; highly astonishing.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of a nature to astound; astonishing; amazing.
- adj. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
- adj. bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
“What he discovered was what he called an "astounding similarity between myths collected in widely different regions" of the world.”
“Ms. Brennan told the City Council on Tuesday that the number of prescriptions filled in Staten Island last year represented what she called an "astounding" 28% of the borough's population when measured on a per-capita basis.”
“Even more astounding is that Wall stree gave more to Dems than Republicans by a margin of 60-40.”
“Equally astounding is the fact that most of these people have worked at the banks for years!”
“But what's really astounding is how new, high-tech treatments are changing what some blind people see.”
“One of the things that's equally astounding is the number of African-American and Latino kids who are not graduating high school.”
“Even more astounding is that we continue to build such a strong, intelligent and sharing community.”
“What's astounding is the level of sexism applied to her, as if the wave of the women's movement broke over a new generation of journalists and not a drop fell on any of them.”
“Even more astounding is that, now, they are saying that about half the exits were not functional, due to fire, the way the plane ended up in a ravine, etc. Dang it.”
“More astounding is his .863 slugging percentage, surpassing”
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