Definitions

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  • adv. In an astounding manner; so as to astound, surprise, or amaze.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an astounding or amazing manner; amazingly.

Etymologies

astounding +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It also defines a range of illegal e-mail practices that are routinely ignored in astoundingly high volume by spammers of the world.

    The F.T.C.’s Bully Pulpit on Privacy - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Inside the outside shell of national differences, we all face more or less similar trials and tribulations, and we often react to them in astoundingly similar ways.

    Oriental Myths and Legends by W. W. Gibbings

  • The media controversy itself helped introduce this remarkable work to an international audience, who embraced Tolkien, and his preferred publishers, in astoundingly unforseen numbers.

    View from the Northern Border

  • But the real culinary treasures of the city are the artisanal chocolates and coffee drinks, served up in astoundingly opulent cafes such as Baratti & Milano, Torino, San Carlo and Platti.

    USATODAY.com - Looking back on the culinary delights of Torino

  • A Mastermind contestant who was called "astoundingly thick" on television after scoring only one point on his specialist subject has had his complaint rejected by media watchdog Ofcom.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Look here: with dangerous situations, no electricity, etc, Mayor Nagin astoundingly calls on the people of NO to return (after buying his family a house in Dallas, natch); Bush and others say, essentially, “uh … not a good idea, especially with a new storm blowing in already”; fringe Democrats concoct a theory that Bush is simply trying to trip up Nagin and make sure that his big bidness cronies can grab all the NO land for themselves.

    Corrections « BuzzMachine

  • Despite the firm's excellent reputation, the attorneys working with us missed every agreed-upon deadline and produced what can only be described as astoundingly poor-quality work.

    Printing: Rough week for NY's constitution: Help ETC turn it around!

  • The magazine's cover story this week is called astoundingly "Embracing Illegals," calling illegal aliens - quote -- "a hot new market in the making," and continues, "aliens are a lucrative demographic target ... an untapped engine of growth ... an under-served population hungry to taste more of America's rich consumer life."

    CNN Transcript Jul 13, 2005

  • Twin Sister and its Color Your Life EP hail from Lawwwng Island - not Brooklyn, astoundingly, which is probably why it sounds so good.

    Hot Artists at Elbo.ws

  • We have a gutless majority backing down in the face of a psychotic minority who insists on calling everything socialism and demonizing socialism, while astoundingly pro-business countries like the Netherlands and Germany have a mixed healthcare system providing and guaranteeing universal healthcare for all.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: February 25, 2010

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