Definition of astonishment in English:

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astonishment

Pronunciation: /əˈstäniSHmənt/

noun

Great surprise: she looked at him in astonishment
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  • Each point is conveyed with a sense of astonishment and consternation at the world he depicts.
  • Friends and colleagues expressed astonishment last night as the news broke.
  • The look on his face as he saw Missy at the door was both of astonishment and embarrassment.
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Syllabification: as·ton·ish·ment

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