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 Dictionary entry overview: What does amazing mean? 

AMAZING (adjective)
  The adjective AMAZING has 2 senses:

1. surprising greatly
2. inspiring awe or admiration or wonder

  Familiarity information: AMAZING used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

AMAZING (adjective)

Sense 1amazing [BACK TO TOP]


Surprising greatly


amazing; astonishing

Context examples:

she does an amazing amount of work / the dog was capable of astonishing tricks


surprising (causing surprise or wonder or amazement)

Sense 2amazing [BACK TO TOP]


Inspiring awe or admiration or wonder


awe-inspiring; awesome; awing; amazing; awful

Context examples:

New York is an amazing city / the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight / the awesome complexity of the universe / this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath / Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent


impressive (making a strong or vivid impression)

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