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Astonishment (IPA: /əˈstɑnɪʃmənt/)

Astonishment (n.)

The condition of one who is stunned. Hence: Numbness; loss of sensation; stupor; loss of sense.

Astonishment (n.)

Dismay; consternation.

Astonishment (n.)

The overpowering emotion excited when something unaccountable, wonderful, or dreadful is presented to the mind; an intense degree of surprise; amazement.

Astonishment (n.)

The object causing such an emotion.

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Spanish Translation

Astonishment in Spanish is Asombro

Tagalog Translation

Astonishment in Tagalog is Hanga

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Can't you read, Esk? The astonishment in his voice stung her. I expect so, she said defiantly. I've never tried."" - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Of all the marvelous works of God, perhaps there is nothing that angels behold with such astonishment as a proud man." - Pride

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