astounding [uh-stoun-ding] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. capable of overwhelming with amazement; stunningly surprising.

Origin of astounding First recorded in 1580–90; astound + -ing2 Related formsas·tound·ing·ly, adverb Examples from the Web for astoundingly Contemporary Examples of astoundingly

  • However, not all awful, astoundingly dumb political memes are created equal.

    Political Memes That Absolutely Must Die in 2015

    Asawin Suebsaeng

    January 1, 2015

  • Gopal, a journalist who covered the war, gives a devastating account of how the conflict was astoundingly mishandled.

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    William O’Connor

    December 14, 2014

  • Despite the inadvertent hilarity, the real marvel of our mobile text-correction systems is how astoundingly good they are.

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    The Daily Beast

    July 26, 2014

  • Just when I thought there was nothing conservatives could say or do that would shock me, they proved me astoundingly wrong.

    Go Away, Coulter and Limbaugh; Hashtagging Is Better Than Snarking

    Dean Obeidallah

    May 14, 2014

  • Astoundingly, judges ruled in favor of admitting the lyrics in 80 percent of those criminal trials.

    Warning: These Rap Lyrics Could Put You in Jail

    Dean Obeidallah

    March 6, 2014

  • Historical Examples of astoundingly

  • They may be right, but there is just the possibility that they may be astoundingly wrong.


    E. F. Benson

  • This thing was so big, so astoundingly and unexpectedly important.

    Five Tales

    John Galsworthy

  • Now and then the boy looked like his father, astoundingly like, and disturbingly.

    The Brentons

    Anna Chapin Ray

  • To Robbins it was as if, astoundingly, an outsider had voiced the thought of his own heart.

    Atlantic Narratives

    Mary Antin

  • What had he expected that this should all be so astoundingly different.

    The History of Mr. Polly

    H. G. Wells

  • British Dictionary definitions for astoundingly astounding adjective

    1. causing amazement and wonder; bewildering

    Derived Formsastoundingly, adverb

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