amazement amazement  /ə ˈmeɪz mənt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising

Usage(s):

  1. As I proceeded further into the cave, my amazement grew.
  2. Van Roosmalen, 53, nearly squeaked back, with amazement.
  3. To his amazement, Dyatchin realized that his repaired clavicle worked in the water even better than the original.

News

  1. Santelli Schools Cramer & Co. On The High Freaks

    It started as your everyday hexagonal discussion on CNBC with the anchors up-in-arms over the fact that (shocker) some firms can pay for early access to critical economic data items. The disdain for the 'rich' was palpable as Bernstein, Sullivan, and then Cramer all exclaimed both their amazement and surprise that this was even possible. That was when Santelli stepped into the ring and explained ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  2. Kahne strives for stability entering summer stretch

    TAMPA, Fla. -- One by one drivers climbed out of their cars Sunday afternoon at Pocono Raceway and shook their heads in amazement and competitive frustration at the dominating way Jimmie Johnson raced to the win.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: NASCAR.com via Yahoo! Sports

  3. IncrediWorld Bible School set in Sheffield

    SHEFFIELD — IncrediWorld Amazement Park Vacation Bible School is coming to First Grace Baptist Church in Sheffield.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Globe Gazette

Quotes

  1. "You know, a lot of people have been saying this is a two-man race," Huckabee told supporters. "Well, you know what? It is. And we're in it. We're still on our feet, and much to the amazement of many, we're getting there, folks."
    on Feb 6, 2008 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Toronto Star

  2. "I spent two years and a lot of money running against President Obama and he won. And then I went to work to elect him," Clinton told a joint session of the Liberian legislature yesterday. "And then, much to my amazement, he asked me to be...
    on Aug 13, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Bloomberg

  3. "Like a lot of Americans I have been watching with amazement the gorgeous images you have been sending back and the incredible repair mission you have been making in space," said Obama in a call from the White House.
    on May 21, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Independent Online

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