Adjective "astonishing" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Extremely surprising or impressive; amazing.
  1. 'I find it astonishing that they ever thought it could work'
  2. 'What I find astonishing is that investors consider dollar assets, more precisely United States Treasury bonds, to be safe.'
  3. 'A truly astonishing discovery could change everything we believed to be true about when we first inhabited this continent.'
  4. 'In their writing, wannabe journalists conjure some astonishing images.'
  5. 'What is astonishing in these accounts is how victims find the courage to heal despite being marginalized and betrayed.'
  6. 'The list of instruments used in the recording is astonishing in length.'
  7. 'This much-awarded film is an astonishing achievement for a first-time director.'
  8. 'Gain a clear picture of Bible prophecy with this astonishing visual guide!'
  9. 'Skating has made me appreciate the astonishing beauty of the city I was lucky enough to be born in.'
  10. 'Another undisputed highlight is the astonishing debut movie from documentary-maker Marc Singer.'


1. causing astonishment or surprise; amazing: an astonishing victory; an astonishing remark.

More examples(as adjective)

"things can be astonishing."

"speeds can be astonishing."

"varieties can be astonishing."

"rates can be astonishing."

"numbers can be astonishing."

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