Definition of 'astonishing'
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Stephanie climbed out of the Shogun and saw the ruined Ostankino TV tower in the distance, its astonishing size picked out by lights. CHAMELEON (2002)Greenland, vast and unblemished, an astonishing white expanse as far as the distant horizon. CHAMELEON (2002)
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Translations for 'astonishing'
British English: astonishing /əˈstɒnɪʃɪŋ/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is astonishing is very surprising.
...an astonishing display of strength.
- American English: astonishing
- Arabic: مُذْهِل
- Brazilian Portuguese: surpreendente
- Chinese: 令人惊异的
- Croatian: zapanjujući
- Czech: udivující
- Danish: forbløffende
- Dutch: verbazingwekkend
- European Spanish: asombroso sorprendente
- Finnish: hämmästyttävä
- French: étonnant
- German: erstaunlich
- Greek: καταπληκτικός
- Italian: stupefacente
- Japanese: 驚くばかりの
- Korean: 놀라운
- Norwegian: forbausende
- Polish: zadziwiający
- European Portuguese: surpreendente
- Romanian: surprinzător
- Russian: ошеломляющий
- Spanish: asombroso
- Swedish: förvånansvärd
- Thai: น่าประหลาดใจ
- Turkish: şaşırtıcı
- Ukrainian: дивовижний
- Vietnamese: đáng kinh ngạc
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