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Synonyms for astonish
əˈstɒn ɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amaze, astonish, astound(verb)

    affect with wonder

    "Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!"

    Synonyms:
    stick, dumbfound, nonplus, pose, stupefy, puzzle, gravel, mystify, bewilder, get, beat, flummox, amaze, perplex, baffle, vex, astound

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. astonish

    Synonyms:
    startle, surprise, confound, amaze, astound, fill with wonder, stupefy, alarm, terrify, electrify, scare, dumbfounder

    Antonyms:
    rally, encourage, assure, embolden

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. astonish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    amaze, surprise, astound, confound, shock, stagger, stupefy, stun, dumfounder, strike dumb, strike with wonder, petrify with wonder

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. astonish(v)

    Synonyms:
    amaze, stagger, astound, overwhelm, flabbergast (Jocular)

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How to use astonish in a sentence?

  1. Milan Kundera:

    The light that radiates from the great novels time can never dim, for human existence is perpetually being forgotten by man and thus the novelists discoveries, however old they may be, will never cease to astonish.

  2. Kurt Vonnegut, Breakfast of Champions:

    The chief weapon of sea pirates, however, was their capacity to astonish. Nobody else could believe, until it was too late, how heartless and greedy they were.

  3. Mark Twain:

    Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.

  4. Thomas Hardy, Far From the Madding Crowd:

    I shall be breakfasted before you are afield. In short, I shall astonish you all.


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