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Definition of astonishing adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1very surprising; difficult to believe synonym amazing
  2. 2 She ran 100 meters in an astonishing 10.6 seconds. I find it absolutely astonishing that you didn't like it.
astonishingly adverb
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Jack took the news astonishingly well. Astonishingly, a crowd of several thousand turned out to hear him.
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