Definitions for astonishment
əˈstɒn ɪʃ məntas·ton·ish·ment
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word astonishment.
the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
"he looked at me in astonishment"
amazement, great surprise
An amazing thing or phenomenon.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Amazement; confusion of mind from fear or wonder.
Etymology: estonnement, Fr.
We found, with no less wonder to us, than astonishment to themselves, that they were the two valiant and famous brothers. Philip Sidney, b. ii.
She esteemed this as much above his wisdom, as astonishment is beyond bare admiration. South.
the condition of one who is stunned. Hence: Numbness; loss of sensation; stupor; loss of sense
the overpowering emotion excited when something unaccountable, wonderful, or dreadful is presented to the mind; an intense degree of surprise; amazement
the object causing such an emotion
The numerical value of astonishment in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of astonishment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Explanation separates us from astonishment, which is the only gateway to the incomprehensible.
I wanted to become the seeker, the aroused and passionate explorer, and it was better going at it knowing nothing at all, always choosing the unmarked bottle, always choosing your own unproven method, armed with nothing but faith and a belief in astonishment.
Although the constant shadow of certain death looms over everyday, the pleasures and joys of life can be so fine and affecting that the heart is nearly stilled in astonishment.
We strain to renew our capacity for wonder, to shock ourselves into astonishment once again.
The way to do research is to attack the facts at the point of greatest astonishment.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for astonishment
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- удивление, учудванеBulgarian
- estorament, sorpresaCatalan, Valencian
- Staunen, Verwunderung, ErstaunenGerman
- έκπληξη, κατάπληξη, σοκGreek
- sorpresa, asombro, estupefacciónSpanish
- kummastuminen, kummastus, kummallisuus, hämmästyminen, hämmästysFinnish
- sorpresa, stupore, sbigottimento, meravigliaItalian
- 驚愕, 驚きJapanese
- uimire, surprindereRomanian
- удивление, изумлениеRussian
Get even more translations for astonishment »
Find a translation for the astonishment definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Discuss these astonishment definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"astonishment." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 3 Feb. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/astonishment>.