amazement
noun
ADJECTIVE
complete, sheer, utter
stunned, wide-eyed
mock

She raised her eyebrows in mock amazement.

VERB + AMAZEMENT
express
PREPOSITION
in amazement

He stared at the animal in amazement.

to sb's amazement

To her amazement, she got the job.

with amazement

Laura looked around her with amazement.

amazement at

He expressed amazement at being left out of the game.


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  • amazement — index incredulity, phenomenon (unusual occurrence), surprise Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • amazement — (n.) 1590s, mental stupefaction, early use of the Latin suffix with a native verb, from AMAZE (Cf. amaze) + MENT (Cf. ment). Meaning overwhelming wonder is c.1600 …   Etymology dictionary

  • amazement — *wonder, wonderment, admiration …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • amazement — [n] state of surprise admiration, astonishment, awe, bewilderment, confoundment, confusion, marvel, one for the books*, perplexity, shock, something else*, stopper*, stunner*, stupefaction, wonder, wonderment; concepts 230,410 Ant. calmness,… …   New thesaurus

  • amazement — [ə māz′mənt] n. 1. an amazed condition; great wonder; astonishment 2. Obs. bewilderment …   English World dictionary

  • amazement — n. 1) complete, total, utter 2) amazement at, with (they expressed their amazement at/with our performance) 3) in amazement (they stared in amazement) 4) to one s amazement (to my utter amazement, he arrived on time) * * * [ə meɪzmənt] total… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • amazement — a|maze|ment [əˈmeızmənt] n [U] a feeling of great surprise = ↑astonishment do sth in amazement ▪ Ralph gasped in amazement. to sb s amazement ▪ To everyone s amazement, the goal was disallowed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • amazement — a|maze|ment [ ə meızmənt ] noun uncount a feeling of being very surprised: in amazement: They were shaking their heads in amazement. to someone s amazement: To my amazement, he actually refused to help me …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • amazement — UK [əˈmeɪzmənt] / US noun [uncountable] a feeling of being very surprised in amazement: They were shaking their heads in amazement. to someone s amazement: To my amazement, he actually refused to help me …   English dictionary

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