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astounding

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Pronunciation: /əˈstaʊndɪŋ
 
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Definition of astounding in English:

adjective

Surprisingly impressive or notable: the summit offers astounding views
More example sentences
  • 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.
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astoundingly

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adverb
[as submodifier]: an astoundingly good performance
More example sentences
  • 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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