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adjective uk   /əˈstaʊn.dɪŋ/ us  
very surprising or shocking: an astounding fact/decision/revelation an astounding (= very great) victory/achievement/successSurprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
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