Definition of astounding in English:


Line breaks: as¦tound|ing
Pronunciation: /əˈstaʊndɪŋ


Surprisingly impressive or notable: the summit offers astounding views
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  • It has a spectacular location on Coal Harbour and an astounding view.
  • This year we viewed the astounding structure of a hydroelectric dam built across the Danube.
  • What is even more astounding is that the company has launched eight new models since the beginning of 2000.
amazing, astonishing, staggering, shocking, surprising, breathtaking, striking, impressive, bewildering, stunning, stupefying; unnerving, unsettling, disturbing, disquieting; awe-inspiring, remarkable, notable, noteworthy, extraordinary, outstanding, incredible, unbelievable, phenomenal, uncommon, unheard of
informal mind-boggling, mind-blowing, hard to swallow



[as submodifier]: an astoundingly good performance
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  • Further strong support for this conclusion comes, astoundingly, from the report itself.
  • I'm not one to hide how astoundingly stupid I can be, so here goes.
  • Read the reports of how astoundingly well the film is doing.

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