Astonishing As*ton"ish*ing, a. Very wonderful; of a nature to excite astonishment; as, an astonishing event. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Amazing; surprising; wonderful; marvelous. [1913 Webster] {As*ton"ish*ing*ly}, adv. -- {As*ton"ish*ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • astonishingness — noun The state or quality of being astonishing …   Wiktionary

  • astonishingness — as·ton·ish·ing·ness …   English syllables

  • astonishingness — noun see astonishing * * * aˈstonishingness [f. as prec. + ness.] The quality of being astonishing. in Bailey …   Useful english dictionary

  • astonishing — astonishingly, adv. astonishingness, n. /euh ston i shing/, adj. causing astonishment or surprise; amazing: an astonishing victory; an astonishing remark. [1520 30; ASTONISH + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

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