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Spanish translation of “astonish”


verb /əˈstoniʃ/
to surprise greatly
asombrar, sorprender, pasmar
I was astonished by his ignorance.
astonishing adjective
asombroso, sorprendente
I saw the most astonishing sight.
astonishingly adverb
It was an astonishingly accomplished performance.
astonishment noun
asombro, sorpresa
To my astonishment, she burst into tears.
(Definition of astonish from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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