astonishverb [ T ]uk /əˈstɒn.ɪʃ/ us /əˈstɑː.nɪʃ/
› to surprise someone very much:
I was astonished by how much she'd grown.
- Her writing shows astonishing depth.
- His facility for languages is astonishing.
- Ellen's familiarity with pop music is astonishing.
- What other astonishing nuggets of wisdom do you have for us?
- Old people often have astonishing powers of recall.
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