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Astonishing vs. Astounding

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  • Astonishing (adjective)

    Causing astonishment.

  • Astonishing (verb)

    present participle of astonish

  • Astounding (verb)

    present participle of astound

  • Astounding (adjective)

    That astounds or astound.

    "astounding success; an astounding spectacle"

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Astonishing (adjective)

    Very wonderful; of a nature to excite astonishment; as, an astonishing event.

  • Astounding (adjective)

    Of a nature to astound; astonishing; amazing; as, an astounding force, statement, or fact.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Astonishing (adjective)

    surprising greatly;

    "she does an amazing amount of work"

    "the dog was capable of astonishing tricks"

  • Astonishing (adjective)

    so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm;

    "such an enormous response was astonishing"

    "an astounding achievement"

    "the amount of money required was staggering"

    "suffered a staggering defeat"

    "the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying"

  • Astounding (adjective)

    bewildering or striking dumb with wonder

  • Astounding (adjective)

    so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm;

    "such an enormous response was astonishing"

    "an astounding achievement"

    "the amount of money required was staggering"

    "suffered a staggering defeat"

    "the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying"

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