Astonished

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Definition

astonished: amazed, astounded, shocked, surprised
adjective
I was astonished that Philip was so nice today after our fight yesterday. I was really surprised with his behavior.

astonishing: amazing, astounding, shocking, surprising
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: I was astonished that Philip was so nice today.
US: His behavior astonished me.
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Examples

  • "This is astonishing."
  • "The amount of junk food consumed by your countrymen is simply astonishing!"
  • "I can honestly say that I haven't been able to forget two things from that evening: your astonishing insight into the world economy and the way you accidentally kissed me on the mouth when you said goodbye."

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