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synonyms for astonishment

  • amazement
  • awe
  • bewilderment
  • confusion
  • consternation
  • wonderment
  • shock
  • stunner
  • stupefaction
  • wonder
  • astoundment
  • dumbfoundment
  • one for the books
  • something else
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antonyms for astonishment

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  • calm
  • calmness
  • composure
  • coolness
  • expectation
  • dullness
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How to use astonishment in a sentence

On Thursday, multiple Democrats stood to speak against the bill in both House and Senate, many expressing astonishment at the Republican argument that the measure would improve the voter experience.
GEORGIA GOVERNOR SIGNS INTO LAW SWEEPING VOTING BILL THAT CURTAILS THE USE OF DROP BOXES AND IMPOSES NEW ID REQUIREMENTS FOR MAIL VOTINGAMY GARDNER, AMY B WANGMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As Truffles approached me on an overhanging branch, my unsentimental friend remarked with astonishment that the animal clearly knew me.
HOW A SICKLY SQUIRREL OFFERED ME UNEXPECTED COMFORTPAM SPRITZERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Much to our collective astonishment, Chris ended up joining the military.
MY FRIEND, THE MURDEREREUGENE ROBINSONNOVEMBER 24, 2020OZY
It's the right mix of news reporting, astonishment and outrage.
THE ELECTION CAN’T BE ‘STOLEN.’ BUT SOMETHING WORSE IS HAPPENING.JENNIFER RUBINNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In March of 2020 I watched in astonishment and fear as the pandemic reached my state, the numbers of infected persons increasing in real time as our hospital scrambled to respond.
THANK YOU FOR THE 7 PM CLAPPING, BUT CAMARADERIE IS NEEDED MORE THAN EVER - FACTS SO ROMANTICAYALA DANZIGOCTOBER 5, 2020NAUTILUS
Georgie now, to her astonishment, found her movements invariably chronicled in the society journals.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It was considerably to Justice Haggard's astonishment that he heard of the invitation to his son and his son's wife.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Marcella stood all this while, leaning against the tapestry, in a silent astonishment of thought and feeling.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Lucy clapped her hands with delight, her more staid cousin was rapt in pleased astonishment.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The bridge that spanned it had, to Harry's astonishment, been only partially destroyed; it could easily be crossed.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
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WORDS RELATED TO ASTONISHMENT

  • admiration
  • astonishment
  • awe
  • bewilderment
  • confoundment
  • confusion
  • marvel
  • one for the books
  • perplexity
  • shock
  • something else
  • stopper
  • stunner
  • stupefaction
  • wonder
  • wonderment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.