Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being amazed or confounded with fear, surprise, or wonder; astonishment; great wonder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being amazed, or confounded with fear, surprise, or wonder.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or quality of being amazed.

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Examples

  • I was by at the opening of the fardel, heard the old shepherd deliver the manner how he found it: whereupon, after a little amazedness, we were all commanded out of the chamber; only this methought I heard the shepherd say, he found the child.

    The Winter’s Tale

  • By what means God hath mightily and effectually wrought, -- by mixing folly with their counsels, putting fear, terror, and amazedness upon all their undertakings, -- into carry on his own purpose, I could easily give considerable instances.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • I was by at the opening of the fardel, heard the old shepherd deliver the manner how he found it: whereupon, after a little amazedness, we were all commanded out of the chamber; only this methought I heard the shepherd say, he found the child.

    Act V. Scene II. The Winter’s Tale

  • Through this long day of shocks and surprises, he had reached that stage of amazedness where the evidential value of sensory impressions is destroyed.

    Double Trouble Or, Every Hero His Own Villain

  • I was by at the opening of the fardel, heard the old shepherd deliver the manner how he found it: whereupon, after a little amazedness, we were all commanded out of the chamber; only this methought I heard the shepherd say, he found the child.

    The Winter's Tale

  • I was by at the opening of the fardel, heard the old shepherd deliver the manner how he found it: whereupon, after a little amazedness, we were all commanded out of the chamber; only this, methought I heard the shepherd say he found the child.

    The Winter's Tale

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