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“When I look at my list of what we’ve done over the last 25 years, I’m astonished at what we’ve accomplished,” says Paula Johnson, the team’s leader.

It is beyond astonishing the imagination that you see on TikTok.

From Digiday

That’s why I was astonished one wintry day to see a long-eared jackrabbit tear out from a gravelly wash, its lithe body moving so fast it almost floated above the landscape.

What I was astonished by was that there was this sound and fury.

From Time

I’m astonished to see the extent to which the Attorney General is willing to say things that are blatantly irresponsible but that parrot some of the language of the President.

From Time

“These words astonish me as much as they amaze you,” he said.

To question that which seems to have ceased forever to astonish us.

The art works which still astonish the world were launched in part to give employment to the poor multitude.

They frighten a few people (mostly each other), are rude to bystanders and astonish a cleaning lady.

His book should astonish both liberals and conservatives—and for very different reasons.

Nothing seemed to trouble or astonish the visitor, either about the food or the service.

In thy anger thou wilt tread the earth under foot: in thy wrath thou wilt astonish the nations.

Blind faith in a religion, fanatical zeal for a religion, are too common to astonish us.

The members often astonish those who know them best by their responses to their opportunities.

And without mere ado, he took up his favourite instrument, and prepared to astonish the company.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to astonish, such as: amaze, astound, bewilder, boggle, confound, and daze.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.