ASTOUNDING: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for ASTOUNDING?

Need another word that means the same as “astounding”? Find 13 synonyms and 30 related words for “astounding” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Astounding” are: astonishing, staggering, stupefying, dumbfounding, dumfounding, amazing, shocking, surprising, breathtaking, striking, impressive, bewildering, stunning

Astounding as an Adjective

Definitions of "Astounding" as an adjective

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “astounding” as an adjective can have the following definitions:

  • So surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm.
  • Surprisingly impressive or notable.
  • Bewildering or striking dumb with wonder.

Synonyms of "Astounding" as an adjective (13 Words)

amazingSurprising greatly.
New York is an amazing city.
astonishingSo surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm.
An astonishing achievement.
bewilderingConfusing or perplexing.
There is a bewildering array of holidays to choose from.
breathtakingAstonishing or awe-inspiring in quality, so as to take one’s breath away.
The scene was one of breathtaking beauty.
dumbfoundingBewildering or striking dumb with wonder.
dumfoundingBewildering or striking dumb with wonder.
impressiveProducing a strong effect.
Gave an impressive performance as Othello.
shockingCausing indignation or disgust; offensive.
I ve got a shocking cold.
staggeringDeeply shocking; astonishing.
The staggering bills for maintenance and repair.
strikingSensational in appearance or thrilling in effect.
His striking good looks always created a sensation.
stunningStrikingly beautiful or attractive.
She looked stunning.
stupefyingSo surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm.
The figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying.
surprisingCausing surprise or wonder or amazement.
A surprising sequence of events.

Usage Examples of "Astounding" as an adjective

  • An astounding achievement.
  • The summit offers astounding views.

Associations of "Astounding" (30 Words)

amazeBe a mystery or bewildering to.
He has been amazed by the quality of the employees at the bank.
amazementA feeling of great surprise or wonder.
To her amazement Bill was keen.
amazingSurprising greatly.
She does an amazing amount of work.
astonishSurprise or impress (someone) greatly.
You never fail to astonish me.
astonishingExtremely surprising or impressive; amazing.
The dog was capable of astonishing tricks.
astoundShock or greatly surprise.
Her bluntness astounded him.
awesomeExtremely well; excellently.
The awesome complexity of the universe.
dazeOvercome as with astonishment or disbelief.
She was dazed by his revelations.
flabbergastedAs if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise.
The flabbergasted aldermen were speechless.
grislyShockingly repellent; inspiring horror.
A grisly murder.
gruesomeExtremely unpleasant.
The most gruesome murder.
incredibleVery good; wonderful.
At incredible speed.
marvelousBeing or having the character of a miracle.
A marvelous collection of rare books.
profoundProfound quality.
Profound contempt.
puzzledUnable to understand; perplexed.
Puzzled that she left without saying goodbye.
redoubtable(of a person) formidable, especially as an opponent.
The redoubtable ladies.
serendipityGood luck in making unexpected and fortunate discoveries.
A fortunate stroke of serendipity.
shatteredVery upset.
He was said to be absolutely shattered after losing his job.
shockAffect with physiological shock or with an electric shock.
All the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers.
skittish(of a person) playfully frivolous or unpredictable.
A skittish chestnut mare.
spookyUnpredictably excitable (especially of horses.
Some horses are more spooky by nature than others.
staggeringSo surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm.
Suffered a staggering defeat.
startleA sudden involuntary movement.
He was startled to see a column of smoke.
stupefyBe a mystery or bewildering to.
The offence of administering drugs to a woman with intent to stupefy her.
surpriseCause to be surprised.
Surprise major.
surprisedFeeling or showing surprise.
Surprised that he remembered my name.
surprisingCausing surprise; unexpected.
Leaped up with surprising agility.
surprisinglyIn an amazing manner; to everyone’s surprise.
He rather surprisingly took up the cause.
unbelievableNot able to be believed; unlikely to be true.
Your audacity is unbelievable.
wonderfulExtraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers.
They all think she s wonderful.

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