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Definition of astonishment noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    astonishment

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//əˈstɑnɪʃmənt//
     
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  1. 1a feeling of very great surprise synonym amazement
  2. 2 To my utter astonishment, she remembered my name. He stared in astonishment at the stranger.
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