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NOUN (1)

1. the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising;
- Example: "he looked at me in astonishment"
[syn: astonishment, amazement]

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2 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Astonishment \As*ton"ish*ment\, n. [Cf. OF. estonnement, F. ['e]tonnement.] 1. The condition of one who is stunned. Hence: Numbness; loss of sensation; stupor; loss of sense. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A coldness and astonishment in his loins, as folk say. --Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. Dismay; consternation. [Archaic] --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. The overpowering emotion excited when something unaccountable, wonderful, or dreadful is presented to the mind; an intense degree of surprise; amazement. [1913 Webster] Lest the place And my quaint habits breed astonishment. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 4. The object causing such an emotion. [1913 Webster] Thou shalt become an astonishment. --Deut. xxviii. 37. [1913 Webster] Syn: Amazement; wonder; surprise. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

astonishment n 1: the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising; "he looked at me in astonishment" [syn: astonishment, amazement]